This week at Dreamforce, salesforce.com will announce a new platform release called "Lightning", which includes a number of exciting tools for developers:
Lightning components give developers a client-server framework that accelerates development, as well as app performance, and is ideal for use with the Salesforce1 mobile app
The Lightning App Builder empowers developers to build
My day 2 at the Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing didn’t exactly start as I had hoped. We were informed the prior day that the keynote session was to start earlier due to a surprise guest and everyone was urged to arrive early. To my disappointment, the morning transportation taking attendees from the surrounding hotels to the conference was late, and by the time we arrived, the
Everyone knows about topcoder's SRM algorithm contests, which we believe set the standard in the global arena (see what I did there?) of competitive programming. But not everyone may have given much thought to exactly how topcoder is consistently coming up with new interesting and challenging problems to solve.
Well, as with most everything else, we turn to our awesome community. The very best
I am fortunate enough to attend my first ever Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing. For those of you unfamiliar with this conference (much like I was!), this is the world's largest gathering of women technologists. It is produced by the Anita Borg Institute and presented in partnership with ACM. This year’s conference takes place in Phoenix, AZ. And boy, what an experience it has
Thank you for joining our Go Learning Challenge series! We just finished up our first stage ‘Learn the basics’ and I would like to share the results of 4 challenges with you.
We really appreciate all your submissions. Many people submitted nice code even after first five deliverables were
In 2017, NASA is aiming to launch a robot that will be used on-board the International Space Station (ISS). The robot has been tentatively called the “Free Flying Robot”. Not that catchy, right?
So here’s where NASA needs your help - we need the Topcoder community to help design a custom mission patch AND develop a name for the Free Flying Robot.
So what is a Free Flying Robot? It’s a
I believe many of you are enjoying our Swift challenges. I know Swift is new and shiny but I imagine there are some people who prefer to write backend logics more than building apps.
For you guys, especially for backend engineers who would like to learn something new, we’ve decided to launch a ‘Go Learning Challenges’ series. The language is getting popular and it fits very well when you
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
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
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