For those without the tech knowhow, developing an app has traditionally been a costly, time-consuming ordeal, with many falling at the first hurdle: finding the right developer. Cofounded by Dr Eban Escott, Indi Tansey, Matt Francis, and David Burkett, Queensland startup Codebots aims to open up app development to the non-techies among us, creating an… Read more »
Code Club, a worldwide network of volunteer-led coding clubs for children aged 9 to 11, has announced that it is merging with the Raspberry Pi Foundation, a UK charity that makes small, affordable computers aimed at helping kids learn computing skills.
“When I can walk into an office of a coding team and it’s a 50/50 split between men and women or when I have my own kids and they make up this amazing program in class as part of their core curriculum, I would feel like I’ve achieved what I’m setting out to do.”
The Coder Factory, a Sydney-based Ruby on Rails coding school, has partnered with Adelaide coworking community Majoran Distillery to host the Beginner Coder Weekend Workshop.
Launched in beta mid-January, Snippet Repo is a members-only code repository for developers to store and share useful code snippets.
The World Wide Web is an ever evolving place where new technologies seem to disappear just as quickly as they arrived. In terms of building websites the kind of technologies we’re talking about are the languages used to create our online blogs, stores and forums.
Rails for Girls. Women, join the Internet playground. Finland’s first Ruby on Rails workshop for women will let girls in on the exciting world of building web applications and software services. The free weekend workshop is presented by Kisko Labs, Finland’s premier web product development firm.
Guess what? I’m a woman, and not only do I have no technical background, but I’ve been diagnosed with chronic technacy deficit disorder. Also I’ve embarked on mission impossible – learning to code in 10 days.
The introduction of CSS preprocessors have solved a lot of problems. They have made CSS easier to maintain, update and modularise but they have also lead to a bloated CSS file when no attention is paid to the outputted CSS.
It was a tough call, and that is why we totally outsourced the judgement on this one (and will do so in all future comps, because it totally gives me a scapegoat and I don’t have to think objectively) but the results are in and the Winner of the Top Technologist sponsored by Buffalo Storage Competition is…
Australia’s first Ruby on Rails bootcamp style development school, Sydney Dev Camp, has announced the starting date of their first semester as 3rd April. The school aims to teach aspiring web developers and tech startup entrepreneurs to become confident programmers in just 10 weeks. Danila Davidson, the owner of Sydney Dev Camp, says “The course is designed to be intense but it will be fun too.”
Danilia Davidson has a private equity & VC background, in the past 8 years she has lived in 6 cities, 5 countries and 4 continents and on her journeys around the world has been lucky enough to meet some awesome people and to learn about the coolest technologies and the newest start ups