News Reader Coding Contest

News Reader Coding Contest

Your mission is to write a program which fetches the top stories from news websites and displays the Top 3 Stories most common to all the websites.

Here is a list of RSS links using which you have to fetch the stories and display your output.

  1. CNN News
  2. ABC News
  3. NBC News

You have to use the above RSS links to find out the Top 3 Stories most common across all the 3 news sites.

How to Enter:

i) Create your program in any language you like. ( Java / PHP / C# / C++ / Python / Ruby / Others .. )
ii) Code and test your program to ensure it works.
iii) Choose "News Reader Contest 2013" as the contest name while making your project public.





Prizes to be won:

  • Top two winners will be entered into Programmr's Hall of Fame!
  • Top two winners also get $30 Amazon Gift Vouchers!


Entries will be judged on the basis of accuracy, time taken to execute, and neatness of code.




Rules:

  1. All entries must be the the original work of the contestant (that's you).
  2. Make sure you have updated your profile with valid details (name,email-id,country and profile picture) before taking part in this contest.
  3. Contest ends December 26th 11:59 PM PST

Happy Coding!

Contest Winners!

Thank you very much for your submissions!
We are pleased to announce the winners of this contest:

Winners:


Hearty congratulations to the winners!
You have been entered into the Programmr Hall of Fame and your prizes are on their way!

Contest Submissions

1
696 reads
News Reader
This little app was made for Programmr's "News Reader 2013" contest. What this tries to do is to present the top 3 news from CNN, ABC and NBC that belong to a a set of shared/common topics between
News Reader

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1
675 reads
NewsReader
Work with adding service model dll
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1
641 reads
News Reader
This Little bottle app was made for Programmr's "News Reader 2013" contest. What this tries to do is to present the top 3 news from CNN, ABC and NBC that belong to a a set of shared/common topics b
News Reader

Run It Now!
1
617 reads
News Reader
This little bottle app was made for the "News Reader 2013" contest. What this tries to do is to present the top 3 news from CNN, ABC and NBC that belong to a a set of shared/common topics between t
News Reader

Run It Now!
1
769 reads
TopNews
Get top 3 news stories
TopNews

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