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  • 10,000 young Dutch coders to break Guinness World Record

    Dutch NGO CodeUur gets parents involved as they aim to change the school curriculum and set a Guinness World Record in coding. The mammoth challenge will involve 10,000 primary school children, 500 volunteers and 500 schools – not your average coding class!

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  • Learning to think like a coder to build a better business

    The secret of CEOs who run successful companies is that they know how to think in a precise and analytical way. They think things through from one developmental step to another. In other words, they think like coders.

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  • Refugees are coding their way to new lives in Europe

    New development academies are popping up around the continent teaching refugees how to code as a way to integrate them more rapidly into European society by learning a valuable skill. The positive outcomes of this initiate are already visible with some refugees landing jobs.

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  • Learn to code: applications open for Women in Tech Scholarship

    ThoughtWorks, a global software company, and London-based developer bootcamp Makers Academy are offering six women a free coding course to help bridge the gender gap within the tech industry as well as the wider society. Grab this opportunity!

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  • Coding bootcamps and the reshaping of Computer Science Education

    As coding bootcamps are becoming increasingly popular, some concerns about what it means to be a properly trained software engineer also emerge. Supporters to the Computer Science degree believe that these bootcamps do not provide the theoretical background that sustains a long-term career in the industry.

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  • Keep updated with the best new-generation programming languages!

    Are you tired of Java, Scala or C++ and need a breath of fresh air when it comes to programming languages? Do you want to take it to the next level? Find out what are the best programming languages of the new breed.

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  • Why coding is the most important job skill of the future


    Data shows that computer programming jobs may be declining, but in contrast coding is becoming the most in-demand skill across industries.

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  • What is new in the world of coding?


    Plenty of exciting things happened this week in the world of coding! To keep you updated, we give you some of the most interesting events, including the 4th edition of EU Code Week, the #TeachYourChildren program…and much more!

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  • CoderDojo wins the prestigious European Citizen’s Prize!

    The European Coding Initiative is happy to congratulate CoderDojo on winning the prestigious European Citizen's Prize 2016. CoderDojo was nominated by Seán Kelly MEP (Ireland South).

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  • Le Wagon: the startup that is becoming a major coding bootcamp in Europe

    Le Wagon is a French startup that is slowly but surely becoming a leading coding bootcamp in Europe. The company is expanding to several new cities and 500 students have already learned to code thanks to it.

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