World Programming contributes to Meeting of the Minds 2015 Civic Hackathon event

WPS software and support made available to all participating teams

California, US – 05 October 2015 – World Programming announce their contribution to the “Meeting of the Minds Civic Hackathon” event taking place in Richmond, California on the weekend of October 17-18th 2015.

World Programming will provide WPS software and on-site support for any teams taking part in the event that would like to create and run programs in the SAS language. WPS software will be available for use on a server provided by Cisco, and also for installation onto Hackathon teams own workstations running Linux, macOS or Windows. Teams who use WPS software at the event will be given a licence at no cost, and can continue to use the product and all of its features for an additional 6 months after the event.

The purpose of the Hackathon is to build civic-oriented applications using data provided for Economic Development, Public Spaces, Health and Environment, Sustainability, Digital Divide and Education.

A $5,000 cash prize from Qualcomm is awarded to the winning team of the event.

Additional Information

More information on the Hackathon can be found here.

About World Programming

World Programming produces and sells WPS Analytics, an advanced analytics software platform for data engineers and data scientists. The platform offers interactive visual and programming tools for working with data, supporting languages of SAS, SQL, Python and R, and runs on workstation, server, cloud, and mainframe systems. Leading organisations around the globe in every industry depend on WPS Analytics software.

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