The Scope Showdown is on

Scopes are the new way to surface content to users. Join the Ubuntu Scope Showdown contest and win exciting prizes.

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    Write gorgeous apps with stunning animated and fluid UIs. Choose native or HTML5 and get started with the Ubuntu SDK.

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    Scopes open a window to a world of content to users. Learn how to make your own content stand out by writing scopes to customize the user experience.

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    Blurry the boundaries between native and web with Ubuntu webapps. Learn how to integrate your sites into the system as if they were local apps.

Why develop for Ubuntu?

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    Get your apps everywhere

    Develop applications that run on multiple devices and form factors: phone, PC, tablet, TV... you name it!

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    Open source and commercial apps

    Ubuntu apps can be open or closed source, and free or paid-for. You decide the price and the applicable licence.

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    Audience of millions

    As the third most popular desktop operating system, Ubuntu reaches millions around the globe. Now also on phones, sky is the limit!

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    Ubuntu Software Centre

    Ubuntu users will be able to view your applications, along with ratings and reviews, directly from the Dash. Installation is as easy as a single click.

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    My Apps

    My Apps is the tool you will use to submit and manage your applications. Follow the approval process, view stats and edit your app's details.

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    Building, promoting and supporting Ubuntu, our community welcomes new users everyday. Get all the help you need from thousands of engaged peers or even lend a helping hand.

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