Interviews

The Tough, Unpredictable July Long Coding Challenge | Codechef

With the excitement of June Lunchtime still left to die down, the competitive programming world braced itself for CodeChef’s July Long Challenge 2020. With...
debanjan321
4 min read

Connecting talent to opportunity through the CodeChef Certification

When professor Dr. Jayakrishnan needed an intern to join the NPTEL Data analytics team, he struggled to find the right candidate – one with...
teenage_witch
1 min read

In conversation with Taranpreet Singh – an accounting student…

Our leaderboards include coders from all kinds of backgrounds… even accounting! CodeChef talked to Taranpreet Singh, a coder and former CA student who traded...
teenage_witch
3 min read

Five Problems A Day, Kept The Worries At Bay…

At CodeChef, we constantly stay in touch with CCDSAP holders to make the experience better for you and to fine-tune the certification. We spoke...
teenage_witch
1 min read

How Sujeet aced the CCDSAP to land a job…

For Sujeet Sawala, an engineering student from Pune, tackling programming sets in front of a screen held as much interest as weaving past pawns...
admin
1 min read

‘Because in coding it starts with 0’, Anushi Maheshwari…

On the eve of Women’s Day, we had the opportunity to interact with a talented female coder from India, Anushi Maheshwari (5★anushi), whose coding...
ruchika_2396
2 min read

“Cracking INOI 2018 was the biggest breakthrough for me…”…

For Istasis Mishra (Codechef profile, Codeforces profile), a class 12 student from Kolkata, India, competitive programming opened the doors to a world of exciting...
admin
4 min read

How did I prepare for INOI? by Rishik Sood

Rishik Sood is studying in Class 12, Amity International School, Mayur Vihar, New Delhi. When asked, he readily shared his preparation experience for INOI...
rishik123
1 min read

“Ancalagon’s” tale of SnackDown 2015 Triumph

Unlike most participants, SnackDown 2015 was not my first SnackDown. I had also participated in the first edition of SnackDown (SnackDown 2010). I came...
balajiganapath
3 min read

Meet ACM ICPC 2016 World Finalist Akul Sareen of…

And it’s time to meet the third member of team “stronglyConected.” Meet Akul Sareen. Akul here shares her thoughts on ACM ICPC 2016 –...
rudreshwar
1 min read