AOL Top Coder today

From a friend over at AOL… (yes, I’m stilling giving my peoples over at AOL plugs from time to time, no there is no post-AOL bad blood).

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Watch the best programmers in world compete head to head at the 2007 TopCoder Open sponsored by AOL. Webcast live from the Mirage Resort in Las Vegas, coverage will begin Friday, June 29 at 4:00 PM EDT on the AOL Developer Network, dev.aol.com.

With $260,000 in prizes at stake, the TopCoder Open is the major league of programming competitions. And with over 4,600 programmers entering the competition from around the globe, the pressure heats up in the finals as the field narrows to the top 77 coders. Over the course of the three hour webcast hosted by ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap, viewers will be able to watch the high stakes software competition unfold through live views of the arena, entertaining coder profiles, and interviews with contestants – all culminating with in-depth coverage of the final results.

Want a sneak peak? Watch the preview!

http://dev.aol.com/node/484/play

Live coverage begins Friday June 29, 2007, 1:00 pm PST/4:00 EDT (21:00 GMT) on dev.aol.com

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