[Topcoder] for Developers - Dublin Salesforce User Group

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[Topcoder] for Developers and specific use cases and mentions on how and why it works.

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[Topcoder] for Developers - Dublin Salesforce User Group

  1. 1. Can you relate?
  2. 2. Introduction to... [topcoder] for Developers Joshua Hoskins, April 2014
  3. 3. Feeling a bit boxed in? While at work I’m.... ● consistently reactive? ● learning new technologies? ● given time to innovate? ● stuck in a circular fashion with people you “enjoy” working with? Over the weekend I... ● want to do something valuable quick & cool. ● lack motivation, cool = bigger than a breadbox. ● want to switch off
  4. 4. What makes a developer happy? ● Elegant Code ● The Next Thing - Feature or Technology ● Design Patterns - Making things easy ● Solving “Real” Problems! ● Feeling “Complete” ● INNOVATION
  5. 5. Additional Income -- Anyone?
  6. 6. Hello [topcoder]!
  7. 7. High Level Overview
  8. 8. Sample Challenge
  9. 9. Collaboration
  10. 10. Developers Like Y-O-U Submit
  11. 11. When you submit.... You’ve sharpened your skills to solve a “REAL” problem in an innovative way within a reasonable amount of time, with bragging rights.
  12. 12. DAYS Later... you have multiple results!
  13. 13. Solve for Innovation with [topcoder]
  14. 14. Widen Your Innovation Funnel
  15. 15. Why does it work? ● Elasticity, start anytime. ● Innovation, multiple versions. ● 62% More Effective
  16. 16. Use Case Example ● Pre-Sales / Design: ACME Portal ○ Example Input ○ Example Output ○ Ability to Quickly drive Vision ● Delivery / Development: APEX Calculator ○ Example Input ○ Results
  17. 17. What are you doing THIS Weekend? Checkout topcoder.com
  18. 18. Can your weekend be converted?

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