11 March 2014

Developer Challenge Winners from Rootstech 2014


New products and services are being created all the time.  Many of them have relevance to our genealogical community.

As part of Rootstech (held last month) there was a Developers Challenge.  In short ...

The Problem

Millions of people around the world are interested in family history. These people need software solutions—on a desktop, online, or through mobile delivery—that help them engage and succeed in their efforts to discover, preserve, and share their family history.

The Challenge

Create an application or service that introduces a compelling new concept or innovation to family history.
This year’s winner is Saving Memories Forever. The other finalists included Find-A-Record and Photo FaceMatch.

The 2013 winner was Treelines.

The 2012 winners were NoteFuser, LeafSeek, 20 Minutes Genealogist, and FaceTree.


Have you played around with any or all of these applications? If so, please share your thoughts.

Is there an application that you think “should” be a finalist for the next Developers Challenge?



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