In the recent hackathon conducted by Adobe in partnership with HackerRank for young developers and programmers in India, Anurag Anand, 4th year Dual Degree student at the Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT-Kharagpur has bagged the 2nd spot. More than 8,000 programmers from top colleges participated in the online event which made the contest highly competitive with few minutes difference being the deciding factor in the ranks. The contest was online having 4 problems of varied difficulty. The problems were focussed on algorithms and data structures.
"HackerRank is providing opportunities to coders at different locations in India to compete on a common platform, increasing their competitiveness and coding skillsets," said Harishankaran Karunanidhi, cofounder, HackerRank. "Hackathons such as these not only offer students an opportunity to be a part of this process, but also provides aspiring developers and programmers the ideal platform to t