Eric Wastl is the creator of Advent of Code, an Advent calendar of small programming puzzles. He's a Software Engineer with over 15 years of professional experience in software engineering, software architecture, web development, security, system administration, math, developer education, and mentoring.
unfold_lessunfold_more Advent of Code: Behind the Scenes
- What makes a good programming puzzle?
- How many people participate in Advent of Code (and who are they)?
- What does it take to run Advent of Code?
Advent of Code is an Advent calendar of small programming puzzles for a variety of skill sets and skill levels that can be solved in any programming language you like. People use them as a speed contest, interview prep, company training, university coursework, practice problems, or to challenge each other. In this talk, the creator of Advent of Code will give a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to run a month-long programming event for over 200,000 people.