With five developers competing in each heat, the winners face each other in the final round, with the audience selecting the final winner.
The contestants must emulate a design unique to their round. They won't see these before the heat begins - no previews in this game, pal - and it can only be opened during the competition as a flat image. NO Photoshop!
Will took home the first Code in the Dark trophy for engage, followed last year by his colleague Simon Willans. After a heated battle in the preliminaries, he took victory by successfully animating a bouncing ball! No small feat if you can’t google the syntax as a reminder!
"it's more rock and roll than you'd expect from an event like this Harry Roberts / Frontend Architect
Code in the Dark audience watching every keystroke!
Did we mention we have lasers?
No pressure when you're on the stage