Clashing Coders is an event where the brightest IT minds get together and use technology and their collective skills to build solutions and solve problems around a common theme. The most tech-savvy get awesome technical prizes.
It’s an opportunity to learn, meet new IT enthusiasts, acknowledge the skills you’ve got & perhaps forgot & learn new cool stuff. Enthusiasm, energy, interesting tasks, food & beverages are on us. Skills are on you.
When will be the next Hackathon?
It is highly likely that this event will become repetitive. For now a second Hackathon is not planned, and the date will be announced once the decision is through so stay tuned on our solcial media sites. Your activity there might tip the scale in our favor.
What is a Hackathon?
It is an event, in which a large number of people meet to engage in collaborative computer programming, typically to solve a given task. Hackathons provide a venue for self-expression and creativity through technology through collective task-solving. Usually, the most active and interesting solutions are awarded with technology-related prizes.
Why people go to Hackathons?
There are a number of reasons why people go to Hackathons, such as learning opportunities, opportunities to meet like-minded people, hunger for competition, free food, opportunities to get hired in the company sponsoring the event, chances of solving an awesome task and so on.
Who typically goes to Hackathons?
Typically, Hackathons are attended by IT enthusiasts who are eager to learn and want to meet other like-minded people. Statistics show that around 30% of all Hackathon attendees are newbies, whereas 70% of attendees have already attended Hackathons once or twice before.
Why Clashing Coders?
Clashing Coders is a Hackathon organized and sponsored by the fastest-growing European Fintech Creamfinance. The company was founded in 2012 and at the moment is operating across the major markets in Europe. Since Creamfinance is heavily expanding, we are in need of IT enthusiasts who are hungry for experience and are ready to grow together with the company. Are you looking for a full-time or a part-time opportunity? Have a chat with our team members during the event.
In addition to that, we are also eager to let young IT minds express themselves and create an awesome, dynamic and memorable event.
How experienced should I be to attend a Hackathon?
You do not necessarily have to be a pro in C++ to attend Clashing Coders. All we expect is that you are completely in love with IT and you consider yourself a nerd. That’s good enough!
What will I learn?
You, as an attendee, will have an opportunity to compare yourself with other IT minds and evaluate your skillset during the event, which is probably one of the prevailing reasons why a number of IT enthusiasts attend Hackathons. It is typically expected that new problem-solving capabilities and skills can be learnt through collective task-solving.
What tasks can I expect to get?
The task will resolve itself around working with an API through web request technologies. You will receive quests and will have a certain set of skills to solve them. Your program should be able to solve the quest either by hardcoding the solution or by building your own AI. No graphical information will be present as you only work against an API. (You can however develop a UI and play the game)
What are the prizes?
There will be 3 high value prices for raffle. The better your performance the more chances you have. If you follow our Facebook page you might find out more ;).
How much does it cost to attend Clashing Coders Hackathon?
We have some good news for you – it does not cost anything at all to event our Hackathon! In addition to the free event, we also promise to supply you with calorie-rich snacks and beverages so you can totally focus on solving your tasks. We are encouraging all IT enthusiasts to attend the Hackathon despite their financial situation, location, IT specialties, age, gender or ethnicity. Just give it a try – we’re sure it’ll be a memorable experience!