My Journey with Topcoder: A Guest Post by Nikhil03
Thank you to Nikhil Dikshit, Nikhil03,  for the following guest blog post. In this age of rampant tech growth, the IT industry has grown by leaps and bounds. Every person and his dog wants to take the maximum advantage of the internet and the glorious opportunities that it presents us with. And because there are no barriers to entry into this ‘idea centric’ environment, the ability to code
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.NET Core — Did Microsoft finally get it right!?
Last weekend I had some extra time on my hands so I dove into recent tech articles and I was surprised to see I missed the June 27th announcement of the 1.0 release of .NET Core. I quickly installed the .NET Core SDK on my Mac and fired up a familiar hello world… I’m still diving in but it looks like Microsoft has gotten it right! Here’s what I’ve seen so far. What is different this
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HPE Living Progress Challenge Finals – Crowdsourcing in Action
Outside the Brooklyn Navy Yard our team from Topcoder stood, unsure what we’d see and experience once we got inside. The iconic Manhattan skyline dominated the view just over the East River. This naval yard was first constructed all the way back in 1801, just 18 years after the end of the Revolutionary War. Now, 217 years later organizations from around the globe would gather to showcase their
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Flashback – TCO16 India Regional event!!
Blog Post by Nikita Jain The Feeling As I was sipping my early morning coffee at the venue, I was thinking about the full night we spent staying up to complete the setup. It suddenly dawned and all preparations were finished. We had been working on the preparations since last month- burning midnight oil, chasing suppliers, and endless discussions. We had our ample share of fun during the month,
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HPE’s Living Progress Challenge: Accelerating Social Good Applications through Crowdsourcing – INFOGRAPHIC
Many talk about innovation. Many discuss the importance of doing social good. Many wax poetic on the advantages of using crowdsourcing to gain new perspectives and to do big things. Most stop right there. Perhaps that’s why we’ve all heard the phrase, “Talk is cheap.” Then there are those that push beyond. Those that realize that the way things have always ‘gotten done’ may not be the
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Topcoder Members of the Month – VIDEO – June 2016
Yes, yes, yes!!! This is our favorite post of the month! Why you ask? Because here we celebrate our Topcoder members who knocked it out of the park and put a bright spotlight on their incredible effort, achievements, and victories! Our Topcoder Community is over 1M members strong, but we always share individual accomplishments like these because they remind us that it’s extremely talented
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TCO16 Sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton!
Back in April, we announced during a TTL that the 2016 Topcoder Open (TCO) will be taking place in Washington DC. Check out the awesome video! Well, we’re even more excited to share the details! We are beyond thrilled to announce that the TCO16 Finals will be officially sponsored and hosted by Booz Allen Hamilton at their new, premier Innovation Center in downtown Washington DC! Booz
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Deloitte Introduces Pixel: Crowdsourcing Goes Mainstream
Yes, at Topcoder we’ve been discussing the benefits of crowdsourcing for over 15 years. We can say pretty comfortably… ‘we were early!’. Today, crowdsourcing is in the limelight due to the world’s largest GSIs (Global Systems Integrators) building unique and scaleable businesses around crowdsourcing. Deloitte, who partners with Topcoder, recently unveiled to the world Deloitte Pixel.
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Topcoder Monthly: The Community Video Newsletter – July 2016
July is hot… July can get a little wild… and July is usually a lot of fun. At Topcoder we’ve got a ton cooking up that all equates to more opportunities for you, our members, to learn and compete in challenges that excite! So, get ready for some fireworks and enjoy Topcoder's Community Manager Nick Castillo as he details what the month of July holds for you, our Topcoder community. Top
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Topcoder + GitLab: Topcoder Chrome Extension Update
A few weeks ago we announced the release of a lightweight Chrome extension that integrates Topcoder with GitHub so you can seamlessly extend your development team with crowdsourcing. This week we released an update to the Chrome extension that integrates Topcoder with GitLab—functionality that continues to make it easier to use crowdsourcing to complete critical development work faster. The
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