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Georgia Tech Defeats Colorado School of Mines and University of Maryland — College Park in Thrilling Final Round Congrats to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, a team of students Ben Cousins, Sadra Yazdanbod, Yijie Wang, and Zhongtian Jiang, who took home the coveted glass sailboat trophy this weekend! They beat [...]
Thu, Feb 06, 2014
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Competition set for tomorrow at 10 am local time We’re just hours away from the start of the third annual Windward Code Wars. Tomorrow more than 300 students are going to sit down and code. A few will give up, some will find it frustrating, and a number will find [...]
Fri, Jan 31, 2014
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I feel pretty good about this year’s problem. It was hard, but the top teams were able to implement strong solutions and that is the goal, where it is a stretch. Even for students who are really good. In the code itself the delay in updating the status of the power-up [...]
Thu, Jan 30, 2014
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Looking for help getting started with Windward? You’ll find the assistance you need via the newly redesigned Windward Tutor, a one-stop shop for short walkthroughs of common AutoTag functions. Dozens of How-Tos on Tags, Wizards, Connections and More Here are just a few of the things you can master with [...]
Thu, Jan 23, 2014
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There’s a lot of hackathons out there. What makes Windward’s unique. A number of things: The competition emphasizes strategy and problem solving rather than simply coding. The problem requires a team to collaborate and communicate as they design their solution. Students must make trade-offs. Given 20 hours a team could craft a great solution. They [...]
Wed, Jan 15, 2014
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The Intercollegiate Championship between the top computer science Universities is now world-wide. The latest international entries are Universidad de las Ciencias Informáticas in Cuba and Alexandria University in Egypt. The Windward International Collegiate Coding Championship (code war) is now truly an international championship. [...]
Wed, Jan 15, 2014
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