23 students from Zagreb Polytechnic entered the competition Code.Challenge 2014 and spent the semester diligently resolving tasks and collecting points until the time arrived for their hard work and dedication to be rewarded.
The prizes were awarded to the best three, while a special award honoured the creativity of competitors.
First place and a laptop computer were won by Ivan Sinek. Second place and a prize smartphone went to Domagoj Medo. Third place and a tablet were won by Marko Crnjac, while the creativity award and SSD portable drive were awarded to Karlo Kovač.
After the opening speech by the organisers of the competition, Prof. Aleksander Radovan and Prof. Ivan Cesar, the Software Delivery Director at KING ICT, Roko Roić, briefly presented to the students the company KING ICT and various technologies and programming languages used in projects, such as .NET, Java, Groovy, Mobile, GIS, BI/DWH, C++, jQuery, ...
The transition from college to the modern business world is interesting and challenging. The students were informed of that by former students of Zagreb Polytechnic and current employees of KING ICT, sharing their experiences from various projects in which they participated on arrival from college, and they acquainted our guests with the little secrets of their trade.
The impressions were completed with a tour of the KING ICT premises, both workspaces and space for relaxation and inspiration, such as the gym, sauna, lounge room with billiard tables, the restaurant, and other pleasant spaces for recharging the creative batteries.