There comes a time in almost every Salesforce org's life when you want to get some data from your org on to the web for customers to interact with. Let's say that you run a non-profit and you want to allow "customers" to sign up for volunteer sites and times nationwide to donate their time and services.
We are going to explore a number of different ways to accomplish this goal
Welcome to the HP Haven Vertica Setup Sweepstakes Challenge
The Season of Big Data has kicked off, and in the 2nd contest in the Big Data series, the Topcoder weather forecast calls for raining virtual machines with $5,000 in intermittent cash prizes. Sign up for the Vertica Setup challenge!
In the coming weeks, we’ll be running a series of challenges that show off the features of the Vertica
SunShot Catalyst is an open innovation program that aims to catalyze the rapid creation and development of products and solutions that address near-term challenges in the U.S. solar marketplace. Through a series of prize challenges, SunShot Catalyst makes it faster and easier for American innovators to launch cutting-edge solar companies, while tackling time-sensitive market challenges.
Last November and December we ran a number of challenges in partnership with salesforce.com to use the topcoder community to build Lightning apps and components. We developed a new community site, http://lightning.topcoder.com to help promote these challenges as well as $20,000 in prize money to build the next generation UI components for Salesforce1.
Even though Lightning Components are not GA
The human immune system produces a vast variety of antibodies in order to respond to external stimuli. Next-generation sequencing technology allows researchers to obtain the sequences of all antibodies from a single person.
Clustering these antibody sequences allows us to understand the lineage structure of all human antibodies. Researchers can then further monitor the global changes of the human
Our friends at HP are sponsoring a series of challenges for Topcoder Community members to explore the concepts and technologies that drive Big Data. What is the Season of Big Data? It is an overlapping series of challenges that will escalate in complexity and include an introduction to Big Data Concepts:
Completing Big Data related Tutorials
Big Data Toolkit development
We’re offering up to $4,500 in prizes, simply for you to tell us something that we don’t know!
Bankers First Community Insurance, part of the Bankers Insurance Group, is a new client of topcoder. They provide a variety of insurance products for residential and commercial properties, such as dwelling, fire and flood insurance.
They have a problem though - in five southern American states they
We are excited to announce the December 2014 release of the arena a.k.a. Arena 14.12.
This release is due to be deployed on January 5th.
Below is a list of the most important features scheduled to be released, as well some comments about our future roadmap.
Arena 14.12 Release Notes
Web Arena - Alpha Plugin Support
This has been requested by several members as one of the most important
We are excited about the beta architecture track and how it will allow us to run more challenges that are shorter, faster and lead to better build applications. In polling some members, the architecture deliverables were just not being used as part of development process.
Following our "Travel Light" philosophy we mentioned in the first architecture track blog, we do not want to over document and
It’s one of those things you’ve got to see to understand, and in this case, you actually need to feel it. I was lucky enough at this year’s Topcoder Open to experience an immersive Virtual Reality + Haptics environment, brought to life, and on-site by the team from 3D Systems. This video below shows the awesome gaming experience in action where you can actually feel the game you are