September 8, 2015
To be good at board games, like chess and tic-tac-toe, you must know a method. You must play out the game many steps ahead and play it out while anticipating and negotiating the opponents moves. It's a battle of minds and the one who knows all the moves, thinks the furthest and keeps their calm, […]
August 27, 2015
  To the uninitiated, the word Linux is synonymous with open source. This is because Linux, an open source OS had rose to prominence. This is marked as one of the most important event of the free and open source revolution. OSes built on the Linux kernel run a huge chunk of today’s computing world. It’s […]
August 24, 2015
  "The Secret lives of Hackathon junkies" The above link was intentionally put there. This article has been shared by many prominent hackathon goers. Being in the business of hackathons, I had to know what this was about. The article is the experience of a journalist who was a part of a week long hackathon. […]
August 12, 2015
Django started life a decade ago in Lawrence, Kansas, and the Python framework is now widely used in some of the biggest products all over the world like Instagram, Disqus, Pinterest etc. HackerEarth too started its humble beginning with Django framework 3 years ago, and we are proud to say that we have built an […]
August 6, 2015
  Over the last 20 years the word "hacker" has been misconstrued by the media and by those who weren’t a part of that culture. Today, you see the word Hacker used in anything negative. The act of exploiting a technology product’s vulnerability is now called Hacking. Why is this a problem? Well, to answer […]
July 29, 2015
It  is said that "A man is defined by the work he does". If we are to go by this saying, then Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, ex President of India, has left us with a lot of remember him by. Even at the age of 83, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam involved himself in […]
July 7, 2015
This was a tough one. As with any hackathon on HackerEarth, we give away prizes as a token of appreciation for our winners, for participants who put in the time and effort to come out on top. With respect to Code Monk, it was particularly difficult because the purpose was to recognize programmers who have learned […]
June 29, 2015
The Internet has a plethora of learning resources for anyone who wants to become a better programmer. However, there is no single place where one can find information and practice on the topics required to master the art of competitive programming. This is one of the reasons why many programmers in the pursuit of learning competitive […]
June 11, 2015
The essense of Hackathons lie in the never-ending desire to solve problems, to make things work and get things done, no matter what the obstacles. We got to see this in action at Djangothon. Hackathons are a long-standing tradition where people from all parts of the community come together to work on projects of their […]
June 5, 2015
This is a Guest Post by Sanjay Swamy, Managing Partner, Angel Prime. He also played a prominent role in the Aadhaar Project under the leadership of Nandan Nilekani. As an early full-time volunteer for nearly 18 months at the UIDAI’s Aadhaar program, I had the privilege of working alongside several thought leaders in helping define […]