CodeSprintMT - JAVA Hackathon

From Saturday, April 21, 2018 9:00 AM
to Saturday, April 21, 2018 1:00 PM

Department for Learning and Assessment Programmes, Computing Department


Unnamed Road, Attard, Malta

A 4-hour coding challenge featuring several challenges that put secondary schooling Computing students’ problem solving /coding skills to the test. Besides meeting with other coding enthusiasts and sharpening their competitive edge, participants can win amazing prizes. Participants are presented with a series of JAVA tasks ordered to level of difficulty. Every task is timed according to the level of difficulty. Participants are to carry out the tasks on an individual basis and submit their solution to the judges at the end of every task. A judging panel will give points to the work presented to them according to an established scoring criteria.

    Secondary school
    Basic programming concepts Software development

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