Monthly Archives: January 2014

Homeless man learns to code, releases

Homeless man learns to code, releases iOS app This past summer software programmer Patrick McConlogue made Leo Grand a deal – the homeless man could have $100, or he could get lessons in writing software code. Grand took McConlogue up on his offer to tutor, and has just released his first app on the App […]

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7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding

7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills Image credit: Veer Editor’s Note: Helen Mowers. co-creator of the Tech Chicks podcast, contributed to this post. It’s hard to imagine a single career that doesn’t have a need for someone who can code. Everything that “just works” has some type of code that makes it run. Coding […]

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When Kids Would Rather Play Computer Games

When Kids Would Rather Play Computer Games Than Code Them Coding is trending. In schools. Twenty thousand teachers from kindergarten through 12th grade have introduced coding lessons, according to Code.org, a group backed by the tech industry that offers free curriculums. Thirty school districts, including New York City and Chicago, have agreed to add coding […]

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Learn More When Michael Perry founded

Learn More When Michael Perry founded GVING, he knew he would have to learn to code eventually. With Codecademy (and the help of some friends) he finally met his goal. 1. How did you get started learning to code? I made a ton of failed attempts over a year because I thought “I should” learn […]

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A team of six students at Columbia University

A team of six students at Columbia University has created a software framework for Android that allows simple iOS apps to run as if they were native. The technique tricks Android into believing the apps were designed for it, while creating an environment that the apps can run in stably. The students, Jeremy Andrus, Alexander […]

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Game changer: Project Cider lets iOS apps

Game changer: Project Cider lets iOS apps run on Android devices While we can debate endlessly about which smartphone OS is the best or the most advanced, there can be no argument on the fact that Apple’s iOS does have a bit of an advantage when it comes to apps. Apple got the jump on […]

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Apple might soon allow developers to use promo

Apple might soon allow developers to use promo codes for in-app purchases. Here's what you need to know By Nicole Arce. Tech Times | May 17, 6:01 AM Apple released its latest batch of updates for the Apple App Store Thursday. Could the updates include developer support for sending out promotional codes for in-app purchases? […]

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