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Indonesian wins TCO 2010 championship

Jumat, 15 Oktober 2010 14:49 WIB | 9.695 Views
Las Vegas (ANTARA News/PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ - Tri Joko Rubiyanto of Jakarta is Studio Competition Champion of the 2010 TopCoder Open (TCO), the world`s foremost competitive computer programming and creative design tournament.

TopCoder(R) Inc., the leader in online programming competition, skills assessment and competitive software development platforms, announced that Rubiyanto, who goes by the TopCoder Studio handle `djackmania`, earned $20,000 for his first place submission.

He competed with ten semifinalists and then five finalists from countries including Venezuela, Philippines, India, Hong Kong, Australia, Denmark as well as three fellow Indonesian competitors.

"Passion for design is what helps to drive me in TopCoder competitions," said Rubiyanto. "Paying attention to details over many weeks is a very important part of the work," he added.

The event took place October 11th -14th at the MGM Mirage in Las Vegas as 82 top performers from around the world competed across multiple tracks for a share of $150,000 in prizes.

TopCoder offers a comprehensive array of outcome-based software competitions 24 x 7 in which real world business solutions are built on time and on budget.

For creative work, TopCoder Studio provides a competitive arena for creative skills such as graphic arts and digital design.
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