Choose a Giving Tuesday Activity for TCO14!
The 2014 Topcoder Open is almost upon us! We have so many exciting tricks up our sleeves for the event. One of my favorite things planned for TCO this year is our Giving Tuesday activity. Giving Tuesday is a global day for giving back. This is an important initiative and we really want our community to be a part of it in some way. At TCO14, we are planning a Giving Tuesday activity for the entire
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HP IDOL OnDemand TCO14 Trip Sweepstakes
Exponential Potential Energy: 2014 Topcoder Open and HP IDOL OnDemand Famous pairings in modern times who produce amazing results: Lennon & McCartney Holmes & Watson Linux & Apache Peanut Butter & Jelly And now ... TCO14 and HP IDOL OnDemand HP IDOL OnDemand is holding a sweepstakes drawing for two (2) all-expenses paid trips to 2014 Topcoder Open held on Nov 16-19 in San Francisco CA. The winners
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Community Advisory Board Finalists
The time has come. Finalists from our open Application and Nomination period have been chosen, and now we turn to you for the final say. We are happy to announce that we have looked over every application and nomination that came in. Held internal discussions on each. And narrowed it down to bring you the finalists for each competition track today. A big thank you and congratulations to all who
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“Feed the Piggy Bank” Results – iOS with #Swift
Last week we wrapped up our Feed the Piggy Bank Swift challenge and I wanted to share the winning results with you. As one of our "fun" Swift challenges, I wanted a fun, interactive way to manage my kids' allowance. We had three winners, vlad_D, misko.sz and zakhej, but vlad_D really stole the show with his extra bells and whistles. I showed it to my kids and they loved it! I
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HP IDOL OnDemand APIs are “Swift” and easy!
Next week we are kicking off a new 30 day series for HP IDOL OnDemand to build #awesome stuff with Swift. There's $20,000 in prize money up for grabs so I wanted to put together a quick blog post on how stupid-simple it is to use the HP IDOL OnDemand APIs. So here's a quick Playground that uses the OCR Document API to extract the text from the following image. You can Try the API for
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Topcoder Supports #ALS
If you are like me, you just can’t stop watching those ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos! They are all over Youtube, Facebook, my grandmother's blog and the local country club. At Appirio and topcoder we take helping out worth causes seriously. Well... we are serious about helping out but we always have fun doing it. Our Silver Lining program just wrapped up an #icebucketchallenge campaign. We had
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Narinder Pong Results for #GetSwifter
On long weekends I like to do one of two things: 1) convert Russian literature into binary 2) poke fun at our President, Narinder. Since I finished converting Alexander Pushkin's The Bronze Horseman early last month I decided to turn turn my attention to more important endeavors. I've always been a fan of old-school 80s games and thought I could kill two birds with one stone by creating a "pong"
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Weekly Topcoder #Swiftlang Algorithm Challenges
Over the past couple of weeks for our #GetSwifter series, we've been running ad-hoc algorithm Playground challenges in Swift. These have turned out to be so popular that we've decided to schedule new algorithm challenges each week. You're welcome! So starting today, each Monday, Wednesday and Friday we'll be launching a new algorithm challenge that will last till the next one begins.
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Try the New topcoder Web Arena! PLUS: You Could Win a Trip to TCO14!
We have been working hard to create a very intuitive, clean, and fast browser-based arena client to engage the community like never before, and today we are very pleased to announce the official launch of topcoder web arena beta! The web arena is being built by the community, for the community. Now we are opening it to all of our members to start participating in matches. Members using this new
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Weekly #GetSwifter $250 Twitter Sweepstakes
Our #GetSwifter series to help people learn Apple's new programming language, Swift, is off to a great start! In the first week we've had over 1000 people register for our Learn Swift challenge and multiple submissions for our t-shirt design contest. If you are looking to get involved with Swift, in addition to the Learn Swift challenges, we have 10+ fun Swift programming challenges
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