The topcoder Community Advisory Board is Finally Here!
Happy Halloween friends! We come back to you today with some very exciting news about our much anticipated Community Advisory Board. Thats right, you guessed it...our inaugural 6 have been voted on (by you!) and have all accepted their roles. We are officially underway and we couldn't be more excited! Admittedly, we are a little bit delayed in getting this year's CAB off the ground, but what makes
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Build Your First Salesforce1 Lightning Component
I was fortunate enough to be on the Lightning beta and have spent a considerable amount of time building Lightning components over the past weeks. If you are familiar with JavaScript and possibly frameworks such as AngularJS and Backbone, then building Lightning components should be a snap. Topcoder has teamed up with salesforce.com to help drive the development of Lightning components. We are
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I got a fever and the only cure is more Lightning!
If you are like me you probably have some free time for the next couple of days and are wondering what you can do to keep yourself busy. I know... I know... you are moping around the house after returning from Dreamforce and are experiencing the emotional let-down of it being over. Plus! The newest, coolest, best new JavaScript framework (whatever it is) isn't due out till mid-week. You have
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Arena 14.10 Release Announcement
We are very excited to announce the October release of the Arena, a.k.a. Arena 14.10. This release will be live on 10/24 at noon Eastern US Time. We have received immensely helpful feedback from the community, which is shaping up our roadmap. Please keep the issue reports and the ideas coming in github and the algorithm forums. There will be a maintenance window from 7 am to 12pm Eastern US Time
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LUX Mobile App Design Challenge at Gartner Event in Tokyo
Here comes an another LUX challenge at Gartner symposium/ITxpo event held in Tokyo! This is the very first LUX held in Japan and this is a great opportunity for you great designers to show off your design skills and speed to impress people in Tokyo. In this LUX, we want you to design an event information curation app for iPhone 6. We will have lots of CIOs/CTOs and executives coming to the
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Announcing the $20,000 Salesforce1 Lighting Component Series
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
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Surprises, Controversy, and Rewarding Experiences — Ingredients for a Great GHC14
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
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Interview with snuke, Winner of the August Writer’s Incentive TCO Trip
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
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A Look Inside the Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing
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
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Go Learning Challenge — First Stage Results !
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
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