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Filipino software developer wins IBM Linux Scholar tilt
Posted 00:33am (Mla time) Mar 24, 2005
By Erwin Lemuel Oliva
FILIPINO software development talent shines once again.
Jan Stevens Ancajas, a student of the Mindanao State University-Iligan
Institute of Technology, was among the grand prizewinners of the 2004
IBM Linux Scholars Challenge, INQ7.net learned Wednesday.
Ancajas was among 20 winners from all over the world in the yearly
challenge hosted by the computer giant IBM.
The Filipino developer’s program entry described as “Dynamic DNS
solution for a campus network” was cited as one of the best software
programs developed by a student.
This IBM-hosted contest solicits entries from students all over the
world. Each winner will receive an IBM
ThinkPad T-Series with Linux
and will also have the opportunity to qualify for one of the three
Summer 2005 internships at the IBM Linux Technology Center.
Wow! =D Congrats!
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