[erlang-questions] Spawnfest: a 48 hour programming contest featuring Erlang

Bob Ippolito bob@REDACTED
Wed Apr 13 23:51:38 CEST 2011

On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 5:55 PM, Yurii Rashkovskii <yrashk@REDACTED> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> We're happy to announce that first Spawnfest (48 hour programming
> contest for Erlang, much like Rails Rumble and Node Knockout) is
> scheduled for 9th and 10th of July 2011. Our committee is currently
> working on competition rules and sponsors/prizes. We've secured some
> of the big names in the Erlang community as judges and planning to
> involve more judges so that every team gets fair review.
> We're very excited about this opportunity to show the world what
> Erlang/OTP is capable of! The contest is not limiting entrants to web
> applications, in fact, we'll be having nominees in different
> categories.
> You can register your team at http://spawnfest.com/
> Feel free to post any question on the mailing list, we will be happy
> to address those.
> If you're interested in becoming a sponsor, please email me at yrashk
> at  gmail.com; it could be a tremendous opportunity to expose your
> business.

If you haven't seen it yet, there's a great video about Spawnfest
here: http://vimeo.com/22360540


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