De/Coding 2020

Registrations Closed

Thank you for your interest – Registrations are now closed for De/Coding Openet 2020. Please check back for updates.

For the ultimate student Tech Challenge come along to De/Coding Openet and win some serious prizes.

De/Coding Openet is open to ALL third level students looking to show up and show off their coding and problems skills at this fun and energetic event! Winners have the chance of serious cash prizes!! There will be a mix of team and individual challenges.

Openet is also hosting a short reception from 6.00pm so interested students and guests can get to know us better; meet our Founder/CTO, Joe Hogan, as well as the rest of the team. This will allow you to find out more of what we do, what makes us different and why working for Openet gives you an unrivalled opportunity to work for Ireland’s largest privately-owned software business. You will also get further info on the Openet Graduate Programme #BeYourFuture.

So come along, meet our people, ask us questions, eat our food and drink our beers – but mainly figure how you can be your future at Openet.

You can register as an individual or as a team. Teams can be made up as a maximum of 4, please state team name when registering. If you register as an individual you will be assigned to a team on the day.

Key items for the event:

  • – Java 6.0 or newer is required for running Robocode –

Tip: Experience tells us that if you have Java installed on your laptop prior to arriving at RoboCode you will be off to an ideal start.

  • – Getting started – Introduction and tutorials for Robocode on the RoboWiki

Tip: Good to know the environment you will be playing in.

  • – Robocode API (Java) – the Robot API and API for Java applications to control Robocode

Tip: Have a browse and be familiar with the APIs. We are only using RoboCode for Java.

– FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions about Robocode

  1. You don’t need to bring any Bots, we will start you off as part of the competition.

We have posted our full terms and conditions here 

‘By providing your details, you authorise Openet to retain your personal information on our secure internal talent database which is used exclusively by our Talent Team.  We will use this information solely to let you know about upcoming Openet events and provide details about our Graduate programme.  If you would like us to remove your details from our database or unsubscribe from our emails at any time in the future, please email  Please note that our talent database is separate from our job application process and submission of this form will not be considered as an application for our open roles.’

terms and conditions – click here

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