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Posted on 03/06/2014

How to handle time is one of those tricky issues where it is all too easy to get it wrong. So let’s dive in. (Note: We learned these lessons when implementing the scheduling system in Arrow.) Why UTC Sometimes Fails First off, using UTC (also known as Greenwich Mean Time) is many times not the […] …read more

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Posted on 02/05/2014

Georgia Tech Defeats Colorado School of Mines and University of Maryland — College Park in Thrilling Final Round Congrats to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, a team of students Ben Cousins, Sadra Yazdanbod, Yijie Wang, and Zhongtian Jiang, who took home the coveted glass sailboat trophy this weekend! They beat runner-up Over Developed from Colorado […] …read more

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Posted on 01/31/2014

Competition set for tomorrow at 10 am local time We’re just hours away from the start of the third annual Windward Code Wars. Tomorrow more than 300 students are going to sit down and code. A few will give up, some will find it frustrating, and a number will find it just okay. But the […] …read more

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Posted on 01/23/2014

Looking for help getting started with Windward? You’ll find the assistance you need via the newly redesigned Windward Tutor, a one-stop shop for short walkthroughs of common AutoTag functions. Dozens of How-Tos on Tags, Wizards, Connections and More Here are just a few of the things you can master with Tutor’s help: Inserting a tag. […] …read more

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Posted on 11/15/2013

This week there are three big announcements about Code Wars, one of the top student hackathons in the world. The first Cuban competitor There’s a proud history of schools from around the world taking part in Code Wars, but a team from Cuba has never entered the competition. Until now. Havana-based Universidad de las Ciencias […] …read more

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