November 5, 2015
Hackathons have long been much talked about events, they have been established as superior tests of wit. With over 100s of participants, amazing prizes up for grabs and soaring competition, the hackathon is a great ground for ideas and innovation. Hackathons are usually accompanied with lots of excitement and stress levels are high too, owing […]
October 15, 2015
For the longest time, game developers have been part of a closed community, mostly working for select organizations, specific target audience and on set technologies. Recent years have seen the community grow. The industry witnessed a sea of change with the smartphone revolution. Current scenario? The possibilities are endless. With games like Farmville, Angry Birds, […]
October 14, 2015
“Engineers build the world” This doesn’t mean that everyone who’s qualified to be an engineer does so. Engineering is a mindset. A mindset that solves problems. A mindset that innovates. A mindset that has fun while doing so. All this makes a great engineer. This is what the Hacker means - a fantastic engineer. And […]
October 11, 2015
There isn’t much time left for the regional level of ACM ICPC coding contest. It is the most prestigious contest globally, and considering the exposure and charisma that it holds, as one nears the timelines, stress levels increase and one tends to doubt their preparation. We at HackerEarth, understand this and conduct a 5-hour practice […]
October 9, 2015
  Hacker! What is the first thing that comes to mind when we hear this word? Security systems penetrated, important information stolen or some other type of cyber crime. However, let’s pause for a moment and think , what comes to our mind when we read “10 life hacks you must know” or “5 relationship […]
September 18, 2015
Few people know of it, but Vivek and I had started working on HackerEarth even before we graduated from college. To be specific we were working on MyCareerStack, but few things that we did during that time laid the foundation for HackerEarth. I graduated and moved to Bangalore in July 2012 to work at Google. […]
August 27, 2015
  To the uninitiated, the word Linux is synonymous with open source. This is because Linux, an open source OS had rose to prominence. This is marked as one of the most important event of the free and open source revolution. OSes built on the Linux kernel run a huge chunk of today’s computing world. It’s […]
August 24, 2015
  "The Secret lives of Hackathon junkies" The above link was intentionally put there. This article has been shared by many prominent hackathon goers. Being in the business of hackathons, I had to know what this was about. The article is the experience of a journalist who was a part of a week long hackathon. […]
August 12, 2015
Django started life a decade ago in Lawrence, Kansas, and the Python framework is now widely used in some of the biggest products all over the world like Instagram, Disqus, Pinterest etc. HackerEarth too started its humble beginning with Django framework 3 years ago, and we are proud to say that we have built an […]
August 6, 2015
  Over the last 20 years the word "hacker" has been misconstrued by the media and by those who weren’t a part of that culture. Today, you see the word Hacker used in anything negative. The act of exploiting a technology product’s vulnerability is now called Hacking. Why is this a problem? Well, to answer […]