9th edition of Deadline24, an international programming marathon

The finals of the 9th edition of Deadline24, an international team programming marathon, will be held on April 22-23, 2017. One more time, the best teams from all over the world will face each other on the virtual arena. Teams of three can register up until March 9. On March 12, 2017 they will be competing in the qualifying round.

Deadline24 is a programming marathon, organized continually since 2009 by Future Processing. Currently, it is an international competition and year by year it becomes more and more popular.

During the contest, the teams of three tackle algorithmic problems for 24 hours. Everyone can demonstrate knowledge, skills, creativity and perseverance.

The teams can sign up until March 9, 2017. Registration is available on the contest website www.deadline24.pl.

The marathon is composed of two phases. The qualifying round starts on March 12. For 5 clock hours the teams will be solving tasks and generating responses assessed by the verification server. This stage of the competition is remote. Then, the best teams of the qualifying round will meet at the 24-hour finals held on April 22-23, 2017.

Marathon’s venues are always closely related to the industrial character of the Silesia Province. Last year, the final challenge took place in Muzeum Śląskie in Katowice, four stories underground. In the previous years, the participants visited also Contemporary Art Gallery ”Elektrownia” in Czeladź and Guido Historic Coal Mine in Zabrze.

Last year’s edition gathered almost 1500 participants from all over the world. The qualifying round attracted contestants from Poland, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, Great Britain, Croatia, Spain, Finland, Estonia, China, Egypt, Indonesia, Nigeria, Brazil, Bangladesh and India. Among the finalists there were employees of such companies as Google, Oracle and Yandex.

Deadline24 is organized by Future Processing, a company engaged in the global software market since 2000. Today it consists of more than 700 employees delivering high-quality systems for worldwide clients operating in different market sectors. Specialists from Future Processing have knowledge and experience in various fields and industries, such as healthcare, smart city, property management and environmental protection.

A key factor behind the company’s success is the people. They share their passion and knowledge with others during different events organized by Future Processing. Besides the Deadline24 marathon, there are also Quality Excites and Future Dev Day conferences and a project dedicated to students – DPTO.

Spoj team on SnackDown2016

Recently we had a chance to spend a couple of days with our oldest and best friends – the CodeChef Team. We have been providing backend for CodeChef for almost 8 years now and we are extremely happy and proud to see the obvious success of CodeChef! ‪#‎SnackDown2016‬ was an amazing event, and this is all thanks to the wonderful people who received all the participants and guest with extraordinary hospitality.

Thank you, Guys! From the bottom of our hearts!

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8th edition of Deadline24 is coming!

It is time for the 8th edition of Deadline24, an international programming marathon

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The finals of the 8th edition of Deadline24, an international team programming marathon, will be held on April 9-10, 2016. Teams of three can register up until February 25. On February 28, 2016 they will be competing in the qualifying round. Deadline24 is an international programming marathon, organized continually since 2009 by Future Processing. The finals consist in the rivalry of the teams of three who tackle algorithmic tasks for 24 hours. The teams can sign up until February 25, 2016. Registration is available on the contest

website www.deadline24.pl.

The marathon is composed of two phases. The qualifying round starts on February 28 at 9:00 AM (CET) sharp. For 5 clock hours the teams will be solving tasks and generating responses assessed by the verification server. This stage of the competition is remote.

Then, the best teams of the qualifying round will meet at the 24-hour finals held on 9-10 April, 2016. Marathon’s venues are always closely related to the industrial character of the Silesia Province. In the previous years, the finals took place in the Guido Historic Coal Mine at 320 meters below ground, in the historic “Ludwik” Mine in Zabrze and in the Contemporary Art Gallery ”Elektrownia” in Czeladź.deadline

“The tasks were difficult but… interesting. Same as the venue”. – said one of the last year’s finalists Mikko Sysikaski [Google] from the Finnish team with a Polish name “Drzewo Licznikowe”. Last year’s edition gathered more than 1000 participants from all over the world. The qualifying round attracted contestants from Poland, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Serbia, Latvia, Slovakia, Russia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Croatia, Great Britain, Belarus,

Hungary, Nigeria, Taiwan and India. Among the participants, there were employees of such companies as Google, Ericsson, Facebook, Microsoft, Bank Zachodni WBK, Wirtualna Polska, Unity Group, InsERT, Nokia and Prezi. Deadline24 is organized by Future Processing, a company engaged in developing high quality software for business and industry. They have been ranked among the top 50 fastest growing technology companies in Central Europe, according to the Deloitte’s “Technology Fast 50” ranking.

http://Deadline24 2015 – Recap Video I Future Processing