Getting Involved in Coding Game – Google Code Jam

Through NetExpress, we have learned about this development competition, organized by Google in which any one can participate and earn fame, name and money too.

Primarily, Google Code Jam is a coding competition for those who enjoy solving critical and challenging coding problems, specifically for those youngsters who have got the craze and passion for development. So if you think you are the one, then don’t delay and get your self registered here…!

I hope that lot of Pakistani coders would be jumping into the pool and would outshine everyone.

Mind you that registrations are open till July 17th 2008 only.

About Google Code Jam

is a coding competition in which professional and student programmers are asked to solve complex algorithmic challenges in a limited amount of time. The contest is all-inclusive: Google Code Jam lets you program in the coding language and development environment of your choice.

Google Code Jam begins in July and continues in August, when you will compete in online rounds against contestants from around the world. The Top 500 participants will advance to onsite competitions at a local Google office to compete against those in their region (Asia Pacific; Europe, Middle East and Africa; and the Americas). The Top 100 will participate in the final round at the Google Headquarters in Mountain View, California on Friday, November 14.

Don’t be left out! Make sure to register between June 17 and July 17, and show your coding creativity in Google Code Jam.

Yes there is money in the game too, top 100 finalists will divide over $80,000 in prize money:

Competitor(s) Prize
1st Place $10,000
2nd Place $5000
3rd Place $2500
4th – 10th Place $1500
11th – 30th Place $1000
31st – 50th Place $750
51st – 75th Place $500
76th – 100th Place $250

Tech reporter with over 10 years of experience, founder of ProPakistani.PK

  • Ltd feature videos

    Watch more at LTD