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The 6th Computer App Programming (CAP) Competition

Jointly organised by COMP and the Hong Kong Association for Computer Education (HKACE) and supported by IEEE Hong Kong Section Computer Society Chapter, the second part of the sixth Computer App Programming (CAP) Competition – “CAP Day” was concluded successfully at PolyU on 13 July.

CAP Day was a problem-solving test conducted on an individual basis. Contestants must make use of the designated programming tool, App Inventor 2, to complete the tasks related to logical solution and programming. This year, over 150 secondary school students participated and strived for the champion.

Dr David Chung, JP, Under Secretary of the Innovation and Technology Bureau officiated the closing ceremony. Dr Henry Chan, Associate Professor and Associate Head of COMP, and Mr Wai Ming Kam, Chairman of HKACE, also joined the award presentation.

CAP Competition is an annual competition for teenagers to gain computational knowledge and programming techniques, train up their problem solving and logical thinking skills as well as foster their creativity.