Students Wins SLIIT Codefest 2014
The Gold Award for the SLIIT Codefest 2014 Hackathon Tertiary Category won by Falcon by UCSC. UCSC team consists of Praneeth Nilanga Peiris, Madura Anushanga Shelton, Harindu Perera and Shanika Udeshini. Event was held at SLIIT on 23-24 October 2014.
The tertiary category encompassed an overnight Hackathon. Each team could consist of maximum four members from the same university/institute. The team was given a challenge to hack together a piece of working software within 24 hours. A product specification and the requirements would be presented at the onset of the challenge. The top team of the competition was awarded cash prizes worth Rs.70,000. The overnight Hackathon was held at SLIIT Malabe Campus parallel to the finale of CODEFEST.It was organized by the Faculty of Computing of SLIIT.