Announcing the FOSSASIA Codeheat Winners 2019/20

Announcing the FOSSASIA Codeheat Winners 2019/20

We are very happy to announce our Grand Prize Winners and Finalist Winners of Codeheat 2019/2020.

Codeheat participants solved a stunning number of issues in FOSSASIA’s projects, reviewed pull requests, shared scrums, and wrote blog posts, but most importantly they encouraged and helped each other and collaborated across borders and cultures. More than 800 developers from 19 countries participated in the contest supported by more than 30 mentors. Over 2000 pull requests were merged. Thank you all for this amazing achievement!

With so many excellent developers participating it was extremely difficult to decide the Grand Prize and Finalist Winners of the contest. Our winners stand out in particular as they contributed to FOSSASIA projects on a continuously high level following our Best Practices.

Each of the Grand Prize Winners is awarded a travel grant to join us at the FOSSASIA Summit in Singapore in March where they receive the official Codeheat award, and meet with mentors and FOSSASIA developers. Other Finalist Winners will receive travel support vouchers to go to a Free and Open Source Software event of their choice.

Congratulations to our Grand Prize Winners, Finalist Winners, and all of the participants who spent the last few of months learning, sharing and contributing to Free and Open Source Projects. Well-done! We are truly impressed by your work, your progress and advancement. The winners are (in alphabetical order):

Grand Prize Winners

Kush Trivedi
Prateek Jain
Suneet Srivastava

Finalist Winners

A.Dilshaad
Dheeraj Kotwani
Nitin Kumar
Pulkit Kashyap
Robin Singh
Sundaram Dubey
Shantnu Kumar

About Codeheat

Codeheat is an online coding contest organized by FOSSASIA and OpnTec annually from September to February since 2016. Grand prize winners are invited to present their work at the FOSSASIA OpenTechSummit in Singapore every March and receive travel funding to attend. Mentors and the Codeheat jury choose three winners from the top 10 contributors according to code quality and relevance of commits for the project. The jury also takes other contributions like submitted scrum reports and technical blog posts into account. Other participants have the chance to win Tshirts, Swag and vouchers to attend Open Tech events in their region and get certificates of participation.

Thank you Mentors and Supporters

Our mentors and many project developers, the heart and soul of Codeheat, are the reason the contest thrives. Mentors volunteer their time to help participants become open source contributors. Mentors spend hundreds of hours during answering questions, reviewing submitted code, and welcoming the new developers to project. Codeheat would not be possible without their patience and tireless efforts. Learn more about this year’s mentors on the Codeheat website.

Certificate of Participation

Participating developers, mentors and the FOSSASIA admin team learnt so much and it was an amazing and enriching experience and we believe the learnings are the main take-away of the program. We hope to see everyone continuing their contributions, sharing what they have learnt with others and to seize the opportunity to develop their code profile with FOSSASIA. We want to work together with the Open Tech community to improve people’s lives and create a better world for all. As a participating developer or mentor, you will receive your certificate over the upcoming weeks. Thank you!

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