Crack the Code has become a popular challenge among South Africa’s software development community, and now SMSPortal has launched their “Varsity Edition”.
Initiated by leading software development house SMSPortal, the challenge seeks to create interest in coding as a fulfilling career for South Africa’s brightest students.
“Crack the Code has a massive following and after connecting with some of the universities we decided to launch a challenge exclusive to students. The aim is still to create awareness into software development as a prospective career and what better way than a campaign like this”, said James Pearce, SMSPortal IT Director.
SMSPortal’s national “Crack the Code – Varsity Edition” competition is open to all students. To enter follow this simple process:
- Compute the value found at the given coordinates, i.e. column and row to discover the Short Code.
- SMS your full name and student number to the Short Code number.
- Receive a URL link to the 15min coding test. Score the highest on the test and win yourself R5000 in cash.
“Student coders have a 24-hour window in which to take the test and it should take the best of the best under 8 minutes. We are really looking forward to see what the countries students have in store for us, and the victor of each week will walk away with an easy R5000″ explains Mr Pearce.
The first round commences on Wednesday 3 May 2017 at 09:00am and students have until the next morning at 08:59am to enter. The winners of each week will be announced the following week. “We are hoping to attract the country’s finest acquiring minds and create a little excitement around software development in the process.”, concluded Mr Pearce.
For more information visit: http://www.smsportal.co.za/#!competitions
This article was published in partnership with SMSPortal.