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Being one of the World’s most successful coding competitions, the TopTal Speed Coding Challenge features a series of interesting and challenging tasks that competitors need to complete as quickly as they can in order to earn points. The points are allocated according to the task’s complexity and the speed with which it is solved. As such, additional points are allocated for the amount of time remaining in case a task is completed before its allotted time.
The second-highest number of participants was contributed by Pakistan, with 128 developers. This number was followed by Nigerian developers, with 88. Similarly, Bangladesh, Malaysia and US followed this with 82, 74 and 67 developers respectively. But as hinted above, there was one country that clearly stood out amongst the rest when it came to the actual Competition.
Bangladesh, Brazil and Serbia ended up tying for the second-highest number of top 50 finishes in the competition, with each country putting out three participants in the top 50 finishers. Croatia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Sri Lanka and Turkey all followed by with two top 50 finishers.
Many on twitter and other social media platforms were overjoyed on this news as it not only showcases a side of hidden talent in Pakistan but also showcases the country’s untapped potential in the field on a global level. They were tagging Fawad Chaudhry, Minister for Information and Broadcasting, to bring this extraordinary news to his attention.
It is indeed a proud moment for Pakistan and one that everyone should be appreciative of!
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