• Students in CPSSD Provide 72% of Ireland's Total Score on Kattis

    Kattis is an online judge for competitive programming problems, that some CPSSD students have been using to practise for various competitions. You can read about our success at one here, for example. The website includes a list of problems, of varying degrees of difficulty. When a user solves a problem,...

  • CPSSD Taking No New Entries

    Tá CPSSD marbh, go maire <TBD>. On the 17th of November, all the current students of CPSSD (née PSSD) receieved an email from Rory O’Connor, the Head of the School of Computing in DCU, detailing the suspension of the course. Unfortunately, the email had the bog-standard TOS at the bottom...

  • CPSSD Tackles Hashcode 2017

    Google’s Hashcode qualification round took place on the 23rd of February, and lots of CPSSD first and second years crowded in the DCU Hashcode hub to compete. All set go here #hashcode2017 @DublinCityUni pic.twitter.com/mDsjZozG6K— Gary Conway (@DCU_AIPO) February 23, 2017 The Hashcode online round consists of one large optimisation problem...

  • First Year Experiences

    Around New Year’s, I wrote a wee article on what I’d experienced over the first semester of CPSSD. It might be a useful read for someone to see what the course content is like in that first semester, or for someone who is about to start the course and has...

  • Project: kRAYate

    Krayate is a simple game engine that uses raycast rendering. It seeks to evoke the feeling of early 3d rendered games such as DOOM and Wolfenstein 3D. Krayate features a custom programming language, and allows users to design interactable objects.

  • Project: Feedlark

    Feedlark is an RSS aggregator built by Aaron Delaney, Lucas Savva, Cian Ruane, Ross O’sullivan and Noah Donnelly. Feedlark aims to be efficient, fast, and smart. Users can get updates on RSS or Atom feeds they follow through a slick Material Design interface. They can receive email summaries of their...