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.”
Launched in beta mid-January, Snippet Repo is a members-only code repository for developers to store and share useful code snippets.
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…