Advent of Code: Behind the Scenes

Eric Wastl

Eric Wastl is the creator of Advent of Code, an Advent calendar of small programming puzzles. He’s a Software Engineer with over 15 years of professional experience in software engineering, software architecture, web development, security, system administration, math, developer education, and mentoring. You can read more about Eric on his website.

Advent of Code: Behind the Scenes

Advent of Code is an Advent calendar of small programming puzzles for a variety of skill sets and skill levels that can be solved in any programming language you like. People use them as a speed contest, interview prep, company training, university coursework, practice problems, or to challenge each other. In this talk, the creator of Advent of Code will give a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to run a month-long programming event for over 200,000 people.