"HP is the original engineering company that invented Silicon Valley, and they remain one of the most incredible engineering companies in the world," said Dave Thielen, Windward's founder and CTO.
Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) February 01, 2013
Windward announced today that HP donated its best-selling laptops to the winners of the 2013 International Collegiate Programming Championship. Each member of the three top teams, plus their faculty advisors, received the ultimate programmer's laptop from the world’s largest technology company.
Windward created and manages the Windward Code Wars contest, which tests the programming knowledge, innovative thinking and teamwork of computer science college students.
"HP is the original engineering company that invented Silicon Valley, and they remain one of the most incredible engineering companies in the world," said Dave Thielen, Windward's founder and CTO. "We're thrilled they will be recognizing and rewarding the next generation of influential programmers."
Teams that participated in this year's contest are Boston University, Brown University, College of William and Mary, Colorado College, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University, Columbia University, Saint Petersburg (Russia) Computer Science Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, Harvey Mudd College, Hendrix College, Michigan Tech, Penn State – University Park, Princeton University, Purdue University – West Lafayette, Saint Petersburg (Russia) State University – Faculty of Engineering Cybernetics, United States Military Academy, University of Alberta, University of California – San Diego, University of Central Florida, University of Chicago, University of Colorado – Boulder, University of Maryland – College Park, University of Toronto, University of Victoria, and defending champions University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.
For more information on the 2013 International Collegiate Programming Championship, please visit http://windward.net/community_codewars.php.
Windward Studios has been in business since 1995. Based in Boulder, Colorado, Windward was formed in 2003 to develop innovative software products for enterprises. Windward is the only comprehensive reporting, document generation and business intelligence system to use Microsoft Office as a template layout tool, thus significantly reducing the learning curve while saving time and money for technical and non-technical users. Windward provides OEM / ISV partners with fully embeddable tools that can be implemented with just a few lines of code. A free trial of Windward's products is available at http://www.windward.net.