Site Profile: The AFR/Telstra Internet Awards 1999

Site Profile: The AFR/Telstra Internet Awards 1999

What it is: An interactive site that allows the public to nominate and vote for their favourite Web site or a site in selected categories for the Australian Financial Review/Telstra Internet Awards 1999, which will be held in Melbourne on August 31.

What you'll find: Information on categories, rules, judging and timetable of the Awards; online nomination and voting forms; sponsors' information and links.

Who developed it: Guava Interactive, Sydney, NSW.

Development tools used: Cold Fusion, MS-SQL 8.

Development time: one month for the front end, four months for the judging system.

Traffic: On the morning of its launch, the site was receiving three hits per second.

Hot tips: Detailed instructions on how to create a hot-link to the site are provided in the "linking" section.

Voting for the Awards closes July 2.

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