First things first - what's our goal for these beta architecture challenges?
We'd like to run more of them and see a larger pool of members participating all while supporting our customers and their dynamic requirements. Software development and architecture has changed significantly since the track was introduced! Cloud, mobile and social weren't even around yet!
To get us started I'd like to
We're glad to present our first post about our activities as Community Advisory Board (CAB) members . One of our roles is to be the voice of the community and funnel their needs to the proper channels by holding monthly meetings with topcoder staff. So far we’ve had three successful meetings and we have good information to share. You can expect to receive monthly updates of the
We’re launching our first Google Maps contest - show us your Map and App chops!
You’ll be blazing a [topcoder] trail on Google Maps with your submission, show us your mad Google Platform skills. The Google Maps API and Cloud Platform are made for each other and are RIPE for your creative submissions, leverage the natural synergy between these Google Platform systems. The contest starts
"Let's eat, grandpa." or "Let's eat grandpa."
The comma. It is the vital pause between words; the fulcrum for meaning when you say, "Let's eat, grandpa." That important contextual pause between words can result in an audience who feels happiness at the memory of dinner with their grandfather, or an audience overcome with shock and disgust.
Academic research is clear that much of human
Welcome to SunShot!
SunShot Catalyst is an open innovation program that allows you to rapidly create and develop products and solutions that address near-term challenges in the U.S. solar marketplace.
What does this mean for you?
The SunShot Catalyst Program is a series of contests designed to address time-sensitive market issues in the solar industry. The Catalyst Program consists of four
Prepare for the next round of NASA innovation on the Topcoder Platform. Supporting the White House Climate Data Initiative, NASA’s Earth Science’s Division in partnership with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) is looking to the Topcoder community to ideate and develop the next big data technology to help us better sustain and protect Earth.
The project is called the Climate
This is a guest blog post by topcoder member ForceLogic. You can find the original blog post here. The following is a post that summarizes this blog post's solution (if you are not a TLDR; reader you will find there all my trials and errors).
Dreamforce 2014 came out with new awesome features on the Salesfoce platform: one of the most interesting has been the introduction of the new Lightning
This is a guest blog post by topcoder member gbockus. You can find the original blog post on his github repo.
The point of this guide isn't to introduce you to lightning components or getting started with Salesforce development. There are already great posts out there for that purpose. I suggest reading the Build your first lightning component tutorial and even skimming the lightning
We are excited to announce the November 2014 release of the arena a.k.a. Arena 14.11. This release is due to be deployed on 12/5. Below is a list of the most important features scheduled to be released, as well some comments about our future roadmap.
Arena 14.11 Release Notes
Match Creation and Administration Wizard
We are making the creation and administration of matches as simple as possible.
As part of an effort to offer improved reliability, availability, performance, and scalability for all topcoder services, we are planning upgrades to the topcoder platform.
While we plan to maintain maximum service availability during the upgrade, a small planned maintenance window is required on December 6th from 2am to 6am GMT. During this time, all topcoder platform sites, applications, and