CHITKARA ACM

TechWeek
2020

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Expert Talk on 'Web Development: Zero To Hero'

Developer Students Club Chitkara University, in collaboration with ACM Chapter, organized an expert talk on ‘Web Development: Zero To Hero’ by Mr. Vrijraj Singh on August 17, 2020, under ‘TechWeek’ event. The key points that were covered in this talk were:

The web has changed drastically over the decade, with the arrival of server-side JavaScript and as a beginner, students are often confused about the correct roadmap to choose, for learning web development. Mr. Vrijraj Singh helped to enlighten the students on the subject and gave a talk on the vast possibilities and career opportunities with web development. This helped the students to have a much clear understanding of why they should pursue web development & how.

After the end of his talk, he held a thrilling Q&A session for about 30 mins, in which participants showed much eagerness and asked a lot of important questions. The response of the audience was amazing and we received over 400 registrations for the same, while more than 250+ attendees were present in the talk.

Workshop
on 'UI/UX For Web Developers'

Developer Students Club Chitkara University, in collaboration with ACM Chapter, organized an expert talk on ‘UI/UX for web developers’ by Ishan Sharma on August 18, 2020, under ‘TechWeek’ event. The key points that were covered in this talk were :

How UI/UX design helps to improve the user experience and customer satisfaction, and how it is crucial for any business to thrive. How we can improve web user-experiences and take into consideration all the key factors such as performance etc. while still maintaining a beautiful and eye-pleasing design for the same, along with some basic UI Fundamentals such as Visual Hierarchy, Contrast Ratios etc.

Also, he also gave a workshop on of how to design/prototype a quick mockup in adobe XD, he shared some assets for the participants to follow along and initially took a very basic design and in the end improved that to something appealing.

After the end of his talk, he held a Q&A session for about 15 mins, in which participants showed much eagerness and asked a lot of questions. The response of the audience was amazing and we received over 350 registrations for the same, while more than 250+ attendees were present in the workshop.

WEB-O-MANIA

Web-O-Mania is a Web theme-based website making Competition in which participants will be making websites or single page application based on given themes. Websites Will be judged by our student Coordinators – Anmol and Samridhi with our honourable judge Ms Navjeet Kaur Event Details:- Website making theme competition Web-o-Mania was conducted on 20th August 2020 by ACM Student Chapter along with Developers Student Club under ‘Techweek2020’

 Highlights of event:- Participants were given four topics among which they had to make a theme based website for the topics. Topics were:

  1. Covid-19
  2. LGBT community
  3. Black lives matter
  4. National education Policy

Themes covered major current social issues Websites were evaluated on basis of their UI/UX, fresh idea, best content, functionality and responsiveness of website Participants were given a small lecture about github and rules and regulations of the competition on Google meet where they interacted with student coordinators and cleared there doubt…

TECHQUIZ

Technology has become chaotic and unpredictable. In order to embrace it and to ensure the effective use of technology and its knowledge, Chitkara ACM Student chapter conducted a ‘TECHQUIZ’ under ‘TECHWEEK2020’ organised by Prepbytes. There were 45 basic questions related to computer languages and operations. Almost 388 participated and gave their best. It had a score analyzer at the end of the quiz where participants got to know about their right and wrong quest percentages. All the participants found this quiz to be a great exercise and got a hold to brush up their basic knowledge.

The results for the quiz are:

Winner: Sahildeep Singh

1st runner-up: Aayush Garg

2nd runner-up: Pranjal Mohla

With the combined efforts of the ‘TechWeek2020’ team, the event was well embraced with positive responses.

SUBMISSION IMPOSSIBLE

Developer Student Clubs, Chitkara University, in collaboration with Coding Blocks, organised a Coding Contest for the “Tech Week 2020”.

The event was a huge success. A lot of students took part in it and got a chance to strengthen their Data Structures and Algorithms knowledge and at the same time show off their problem-solving skills by bagging the top positions in the leaderboard.

Workshop on Robotic Process Automation

CHITKARA ACM Student Chapter Successfully conducted another workshop under TECHWEEK 2020 on 22nd of August, 2020. The workshop was full of knowledge, information relating Robotic Process Automation or RPA. Robotic process automation is a form of business process automation technology based on metaphorical software robots(bots) or on artificial intelligence (AI) workers. In the workshop Mr. Vivek Bhardwaj, a certified RPA professional and trainer spoke about what is RPA, how does it work, how does it prepare you for the industries. He taught automation of 2 bots through automation anywhere. He in the workshop, helped attendees make bots themselves. 2 hours of such an interactive session is a success itself. There is no value available to the exposure that these workshops give you about the future of industries. RPA is one of the most in-demand and highly paid skills in today’s world and we provided certificates to all participants. With the help of all participants and combined efforts of the complete ACM team, the event was an interactive one. The response has been beyond expectations…

Python and its outlook in the industry

The ACM student chapter organized a virtual expert talk on “Python and its outlook in the industry” on August 20,2020. Python is used successfully in thousands of real-world applications and serving millions of users worldwide. It is an interpreted, object-oriented, high-level programming language with dynamic semantics. The expert talk was organized under TECHWEEK 2020 and delivered by Mr. Saurabh Badhwar, Senior Software Engineer (LinkedIn). The talk covered various aspects briefing about the real concept of python, career prospects, software industry and skill development through a series of example giving a glass clear explanation to all attendants of the event. He emphatically stressed on the need of learning and acquiring the command over emerging languages. Students were also inquisitive to know the scope and implication of the language. The mid-session invited doubts, queries related to industry application of python, machine learning and Django which were answered satisfactorily by the expert. The talk received an overwhelming response and students learnt many aspects in an effective way. The event was surely a success due to the efforts of the acm family.

Getting into Data Structures and Algorithms

ACM Student Chapter Chitkara University organised a webinar on ‘DS-Algo’ under teckweek 2020 on 22nd August, 2020. Mr. Gaurav Chandak was invited as the special guest for the event. He is an alumnus of NIT Durgapur and is well profound Software Engineer who has previously worked with efficient companies like Flipkart and Microsoft. It was a two-hour session in which number of students participated. Students gained a lot of knowledge about fundamental concepts of dsa, intermediate dsa, advanced dsa and a lot more knowledge. He told us about the importance of intermediate dsa for interviews and also answered the queries of students calmly and efficiently. It was truely an amazing session and ACM Society with their hard work and mind-blowing coordination skills made the event successful.