Tuesday, 20 November 2012 15:24
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PESHAWAR: Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIKI) held the 13th All Pakistan Software competition "Softcom", which concluded on Sunday and attracted students from across the country to take part in different modules.
This time it succeeded in gathering over 250 intelligent and motivated engineering students and giving birth to innovative ideas, immaculate solutions and immense sense of positive competition. The 3 days event was filled with fun, enjoyment, thrill and competition.
The event was initiated by tech talk in which various technical gurus shared their thoughts and experiences. The tech talk was followed by Pring mobile software launch and Pring Raven API tutorial. At the end the 36 hours PringHackathon was initiated.
The second day started with Quiz competition in which different computing geeks participated to take the lead.Followed by quiz competition; was the web app development competition which was held in collaboration with Walnut Media in which participants were asked to develop a social media app.In speed programming competition, different coders competed to become one of the fastest coder of the country.The startup competition also started on the same day in which different teams exhibit their visionary and entrepreneur skills.
On the third day Poster Design competition started in which participants were asked to develop a poster of a hypothetical feature of a gadget. Software and multimedia competition was also conducted which includes the development of websites and graphical animations.The final presentation of social media apps and PringHackathon were also conducted on the same day. The project exhibition was also there in which institutes from all around the countrydisplayed their innovative and exuberant ideas.It all ends with a closing ceremony in which president of ACM-GIKI AmmadIlyas and event coordinator Mr.Zaid-ur-Rehman concluded the ceremony.
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