March 8, 2015
Mark Zuckerberg once said that coding is the closest thing to a super power today. If you think about it, it really is! With the Internet and computer technology, humans are doing the unthinkable today like talking to people who live millions of miles away from us, watching street views of far away cities without […]
March 6, 2015
If you were to go to an engineering college today, you will often see electronics engineers being placed in software companies. You'd even find some of them complaining about a lack of core companies during placement season. But you will also see a few students, who've embraced the era of computer science and code. Take […]
March 5, 2015
Positive people are a pleasure to deal with. Their demeanor and approach to is infectious! It is the same positivity that helps them advance in their careers. In many ways, this is the story of Shwetha Kashyap, software engineer at Harman Connected Services. We caught up with Shwetha to know more about her journey as a […]
February 26, 2015
HackerEarth's web servers handle millions of requests every day. These request logs can be analyzed to mine some really useful insights as well as metrics critical to the business, for example, the number of views per day, the number of views per sub product, most popular user navigation flow, etc. Initial Thoughts HackerEarth uses Django as its primary […]
January 27, 2015
In this post, I am going to briefly describe the challenges we faced while building a powerful comment system. Comments have become an integral part of our website. They are almost everywhere — challenges, problems, notes, and more will be added to our new products. We have been working to make the area more powerful and usable. […]
January 19, 2015
JavaScript is one of the most important programming languages in the world. On this thread in Quora, Mattias Petter Johansson, a JS developer at Spotify, explained why learning JavaScript is important for web developers. He said, "I'm extremely confident that JavaScript will be one of the top 3 most important languages to know within the next […]
January 14, 2015
Remember back in 2009, when the first Android mobile phones came out without the Bluetooth feature? Well, a lot has changed since then. Today, there are over a billion Android devices in the market. Android has also provided a vibrant ecosystem to application developers. As of 2013, the Android Play Store has over a million […]
January 8, 2015
LinkedIn recently launched a report of the 25 hottest tech skills that got people hired in 2014 and topping the list, were Statistical Analysis and Data Mining and Middleware and integration software engineer. If you go through the list in a little more detail, you'll find things like Business Intelligence, IC specialist, Game Development and Algorithm Design.
January 8, 2015
The hackathon, from it's humble beginnings in small companies and college common rooms, has meteorically risen to prominence over the last decade. Never before has there been a way to bring a fragmented set of developers to build products in a short period of time. HackerEarth in its continued effort to engage its growing developer community has launched a platform […]
December 12, 2014
India's enigma turns 63 today. But what if he was a computer programmer?