How did you get into programming?
Started competing in school contests, when I was 13.
Which IDE do you use and why?
Clion, and other jetbrains tools. They are very good in answering "what is this", even if code is written not good enough.
Tabs or spaces?
We asked the Finalists to use emojis in response to the following questions.
How do you feel about the TCO17 Finals?
How do you feel when you win a Topcoder challenge?
What is your spirit animal?
What's the weather like at your house right now?