Issue No. 06 - November/December (2006 vol. 23)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2006.167
The first news story, "We Have a Winner: Programming Contests Show Impressive Growth," discusses how academic and private-sector programming contexts are expanding in number, size, and scope. The second news story, "Funny Business, Serious Business: O'Reilly OSCON 2006," reviews the 2006 O?Reilly Open Source Conference, which was larger than ever with about 2,700 participants.
programming contests, TopCoder, Code Jam, International Collegiate Programming Contest, ICPC, IEEE Xtreme 24-Hour Programming Contest, Imagine Cup, Computer Society International Design Competition, CSIDC, open source, OSCON, O?Reilly
B. Massey and G. Goth, "In the News," in IEEE Software, vol. 23, no. , pp. 99-103, 2006.