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GatorLUG Meeting | Codeslinger 2009 Shootout

Mar 18 2009 6:00 pm
Mar 18 2009 8:00 pm

Announcing the 4th Annual Codeslinger Shootout!

On March 18, 2009 you are invited to test your fast thinking and programming skills at the GatorLUG meeting. You could win the coveted title of "Fastest Codeslinger of 2009", a cool mug proclaiming your victory, and an ASUS Eee PC 1000 10-inch Netbook. The Netbook prize has been donated by Main Street Softworks, Inc. this year.


1. Enter the contest by emailing your name and programming language of choice to clinton _AT_ on or before March 17, 2009. You are not limited to using this language during the contest.
2. Bring your laptop (or borrow one from a friend) to the meeting.
3. You may use any programming/scripting language/environment you want.
4. You may not use search engines to look for example code to copy and paste during the event.
5. You will start up your laptop and programming environment.
6. Your hands will come off the laptop and stay off until the start signal is given.
7. If you touch the computer before the start signal you will be disqualified.
8. A general problem with a single correct answer will be presented.
9. You may solve the problem with an algorithm or a simulation.
10. There will be a question and answer period.
11. After the question and answer period, the start signal will be given.
12. The first person to show their source code and correct answer output to one of the contest judges wins.
13. A judge will look at the code and output to verify the winner.
14. The decision of the judge will be final, no whining allowed.
15. Hats, boots and leather are optional but good for style points.

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