November 30, 2017
No one likes to wait. Not the invigilators handing out tests at venues. Not the ones staring at the clock waiting to go home. Not the ones correcting tedious papers so they can get back to their daily grind. No one. Lucky for us, we now live in a world where we can opt not […]
November 2, 2017
Welcome to the HackerEarth guide to hackathons for hackathon participants! HackerEarth is a global community of 1.5 million+ developers who compete and innovate through various online coding challenges and hackathons hosted on our platform. HackerEarth encourages programmers to take part in hackathons, work on real-world problems, network, code, learn, and build incredible hacks. Follow these steps […]
October 30, 2017
The IT landscape as we know it is getting redefined every day. Change is constant. The need of the hour for tech companies, big and small, is to innovate fast and keep up with the change. Innovation was the main focus of IndiaHacks 2017, HackerEarth's country-wide hackathon, aimed at building software products to transform the world. Thousands […]
October 20, 2017
It’s straightforward—you don’t really want a pole vaulter running your 400-meter race, do you? You’d do everything you can to ensure that you find the “right” person for a job. Assuming plenty of heads are nodding in the affirmative, here’s a question. Then, what’s going wrong? So many companies are witnessing high attrition and poor […]
February 16, 2016
At HackerEarth, we frequently send out emails to our user base. These are meant to keep them updated on upcoming challenges and on certain events related to their activity on our platform. For example, we send out emails when a user successfully solves a problem, whenever the user is sent a test invitation for a hiring challenge, […]
January 29, 2016
Whenever we roll out an improvement on our platform at HackerEarth, we love to conduct A/B tests on the enhancement to understand which iteration helps our users more in using the platform in a better way. As the available third-party libraries did not quite meet our needs, we wrote our own A/B testing framework in Django. In […]
June 23, 2015
Honeywell's mobility hackathon has just concluded on HackerEarth, and we have three winners. Congrats to all winners! Top performers in the hackathon have already been offered with positions at Honeywell. This was a 2-stage Hackathon - the first stage was an online hackathon, which saw over 2500 people participate, and the second stage was an […]
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 […]
May 20, 2014
There are about 18 million developers in the world, and of that, 2.75 million live in India. In the coming years, it is estimated that India will overtake the USA in terms of the number of developers and India will have somewhere close to 5.2 million software developers. Now with those kinds of numbers, you'd think that […]
May 19, 2014
Okay. Let's talk about the elephant in the room. Dress codes. Not having them is a cool thing. Especially in a millennial context, to talk about your company as one that provides you freedom. The rise of companies like Facebook Google, Twitter etc., have projected this free and open culture to a point where it has become […]