Jamshedpur, Feb. 16: S. Sai Vineet and Kinshuk Kashyap of JH Tarapore School Dhatkidih have made their school and city proud by winning a global competition.
The duo emerged among the 28 grand winners at the Google Code-in contest. Google Code-in is a global competition for pre-university students with the objective to add value to open source software development.
The participants associate themselves with one of the open source organizations endorsed by Google and perform tasks related to writing or refactoring code, documentation, training, outreach, research, quality assurance and user interface enhancement.
The contest also involves analysis of problems and recommendation of appropriate solutions. The 49 day-long contest started on December 7, ended on January 25 and the result was declared on February 8. Around 2,700 students of Computer science across 98 countries participated in this competition.
S. Sai Vineet and Kinshuk Kashyap have been invited to Google headquarters in Mountain view, California, USA the US the Global Headquarters of Google at California, U.S.A. to receive their honours.
The school principal congratulated the boys and wished them luck for their journey.
Pre-university students ages 13 to 17 are invited to take part in Google Code-in contest introducing young minds to the world of open source.
With a wide variety of bite-sized tasks, itís easy for beginners to jump in and get started no matter what skills you have.