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eGenting Programming Competition 2008

Friday, October 24th, 2008

eGenting Programming Competition 2008

It has already became a tradition of R&D department of eGenting to organise this event every year. I still can remember the feeling when I took part in the eGenting Programming Competition 2004. I felt very nervous, especially when you see hundreds of contestants coming from every part of Malaysia to be at this competition. I must say the questions are really challenging, not those that you can find in universities. It is really a good place to really know your real ability in programming.

If you think you are good in programming, why don't you prove whether you are right? This is a good chance to really test yourself. Highly recommended to fresh graduates! It is also a good place to get a well-paid job (as our economy is heading downwards at this moment)!

Details of the event

  • Competition date: 15 November 2008
  • Time: 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
  • Venue: Auditorium, 25th Floor Wisma Genting, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur.
  • Nature: Open-book handwritten programming task

Few changes to the event this year:

  1. The venue is no longer at Genting Highlands (which is sad). You no longer get free ride to Genting Highlands.
  2. This year they have abolished the professional category. Everyone can join the same category.

The registration will close end of this month. You still have 7 days to go. Register quickly. Don't miss this golden opportunity!

New website: eGenting Programming Competition 2008

eGenting Programming Competition 2007

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

eGenting Programming Competition 2007

The annually organised eGenting Programming Competition is here again. If you have not heard of it before, there are basically 2 categories:

  1. Graduate category for under 26 years old
  2. Professional category for 26 years old and above

The prizes are very attractive, with cash prizes and job offer for graduate category, and computers and cruise trip for professional category.

Competition Details

  • Competition date : 22 September 2007
  • Time : 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
  • Venue : Resort Convention Centre, Genting Highlands, Malaysia
  • Nature : Open-book handwritten programming task

Registration is closing on 31 August 2007. Make sure you don't miss this great chance to win those fabulous prizes and even job offers.

Official website: eGenting Programming Competition

PC.com Magazine Promotion for the Coming PC Fair

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

I would say it's a nice deal.

Package 1 - RM 158 (1 year PC.com magazine subscription)

  1. Aztech colour display DECT cordless phone OR Prolink wireless router (limited to 10 units per day) OR Nokia/Sony Ericsson/iTech Bluetooth headset (limited to 15 units per day)
  2. Prinzet photo paper
  3. Game CD & Premium
  4. PC.com Magazine

Package 2 - RM 118 (1 year PC.com magazine subscription)

  1. Limited edition PC.com Flash Drive (1GB)
  2. Prinzet photo paper
  3. Game CD & Premium
  4. PC.com Magazine

Although the packages are attractive, I hate the courier service that came late of the month and requires signature and I/C number.

As for the details of the PC Fair, visit PIKOM website.

By the way, this site has been dead for months. Still considering whether to get it revived or not.

The Big eBay Logo at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

Thursday, November 16th, 2006

Big eBay Logo

Well, they have a nice logo when I was there last weekend for eBay Explained! 2006. Jim Griff has provided a very good guide on becoming a better eBayer and to make money from eBay.

However, I'm sad that they have not addressed Malaysian PayPal issue. Although there are alternative ways out there, it will still be better and more reliable to have PayPal letting us withdraw money directly from them!

eGenting Programming Competition 2006: Sample Answer

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

Like previous year, I went to the yearly eGenting Programming Competition to help around. Compared to previous years we can see that more people are participating in the competition, although the number of participants in new professional category is quite low.

Anyway, whether you have participated, or interested to participate next year, it would be nice to take a look at the sample answer for this year's competition: eGenting Programming Competition 2006 - Answer

Update: For your information, the winners of the competition will be announced at a prize presentation ceremony on 3 February 2007 in Genting Highlands Resort.