[Inpycon] Programming contest
Pradip P Caulagi
caulagi at gmail.com
Sun Jun 13 18:59:20 CEST 2010
On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 01:32:10PM +0800, Noufal Ibrahim wrote:
> ** One of the things that happened here was an online programming contest
> during the last one hour before the event closed. People basically had to
> log in to a site on appengine and take a series of questions online. It
> was two rounds and the first guy to finish won an ipad.
> ** I found it quite fun and all the participants enjoyed it as well. It
> added some colour to the event and needless to say, the ipad prize made
> people code quite fast.
> ** I was wondering if we could organise something similar to this in India
> for the conference? The prize is not a problem. A netbook these days costs
> around 20k and we can have a sponsor for that if necessary. Do you think
> it would work? Would it be a good idea?
> * Just in case the question comes up, the contest application was in
> Python (Django specifically) and hosted on Google app engine so that
> wasn't an issue. The guys who ran it here were in Bangalore for a while so
> they might be willing to conduct it here as well.
A few other ideas -
* We can have a hackday which starts at 5PM , Sep 25 and ends at
5PM Sep 26. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hack_Day]
* Or we can have something like -
* Or something like -
The last 2 of these are not something created during the conference. This has
the advantage that the contestants would have thought really hard about the
work being presented.
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