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'Summer Of Code' Challenges Teens To Improve Their Community

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 07.10.2015 | Technology

"It doesn't have to be this dichotomy between things that are learning-centric and things that are fun. We can build something that's fun and learning-centric that can allow people to help their communities."

Alexander Howard

Behind The Scenes Of Bloomberg Businessweek's Epic Explanation Of Code

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Howard | Posted 06.15.2015 | Technology

Fifty-one years after Marshall McLuhan first wrote "The Medium is the Message," Paul Ford's 38,000-word magnum opus on programming embodies that visio...

Rise of the Planet of the Apps

Amrita Venkatraman | Posted 06.12.2015 | Teen
Amrita Venkatraman

For most high school students, the incipient stages of senior year are a time of involuntary self-reflection. With college application season looming,...

This Teeny Device Lets You Make -- And Play -- Your Own Games

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.11.2015 | Technology

It's good fun AND good for your brain.

Programming for Kids: Way More Fun Than It Sounds

XPRIZE | Posted 06.14.2015 | Education
XPRIZE

These types of games and activities appear to be the future of teaching computer science. Exposing kids to them at an early age, and in an imaginative way, can only help inspire them to learn more about programming and engineering.

Coding vs. Programming -- Battle of the Terms!

Kiki Prottsman | Posted 06.12.2015 | Technology
Kiki Prottsman

Whether or not you accept that there are defined differences between the words "coding" and "programming," you should at least be aware of the differences in connotation...especially if you want to keep from hurting the feelings of your friendly neighborhood software developer!

Young and Entrepreneurial: 25-Year-Old Tip'd Off CEO Akshay Oberai -- Building a Social Network for Wall Street

David Ongchoco | Posted 06.01.2015 | Small Business
David Ongchoco

Entrepreneurship runs in the blood of Akshay. His father was a Silicon Valley tech veteran who encouraged Akshay to intern in startups early on starting at 14 years old.

Demonstrating Love Through the Newest Languages Human Beings Know

Laura Wellington | Posted 04.13.2015 | Technology
Laura Wellington

"Programming" languages might seem devoid of heart when standing on their own, but put them together with the human heart and the outpouring of love that will arise is unquantifiable.

Disruptive Women: Erin Day, New York Television Festival and Indie TV

Maura Kelly | Posted 04.19.2015 | Business
Maura Kelly

Erin Day is the Festival Director of the New York Television Festival (NYTVF). Founded in 2005, the NYTVF is a pioneer of the independent television movement, connecting its community of artists with leading networks, studios and brands.

The Importance of Understanding Metadata in Modern Society

Rajat Bhageria | Posted 04.19.2015 | Technology
Rajat Bhageria

Data is the fundamental basis for our lives today. Future generations will able to look back at all our data -- via sources like Twitter, Facebook -- and paint an accurate picture us. And yet, the vast majority of us simply don't understand how data works.

This Company Wants To Be The Lego Of The Internet

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 02.12.2015 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Joachim Horn’s refrigerator is probably smarter than yours. Sensors inside of it tell him how much remains of particular foods, so he kn...

Seven Manners Through Which Schools Are Killing Creativity

Rajat Bhageria | Posted 04.09.2015 | Education
Rajat Bhageria

Schools are killing creativity. But rather than just sharing articles and liking pages, let's actually do something about it; educators, implement some of these ideas, and comment on how they go. Let's bring on the education revolution, together!

What Is Wrong With Outsourcing Software?

Emmanuel Straschnov | Posted 04.07.2015 | Technology
Emmanuel Straschnov

If you're building a business, you've probably had to think about building your software solution. Very often, the way to go is outsourcing, be it onshore or offshore.

Should We Require Computer Science Classes?

Rajat Bhageria | Posted 03.07.2015 | Technology
Rajat Bhageria

it is precisely because we live in this modern world that this recent subject is so incredibly important; everything around us was in some sense affected by code, and yet most of us cannot even write a simple program that calculates how much gas we use in a year.

How to Debug Your New Year's Resolution

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Caroline L. Arnold

The key to sustainable personal change is to learn how to debug autopilot routines so that they support, not thwart, your self-improvement goals. Follow the four step debugging process below to nail lasting self-improvement in 2015:

MakeSchool Co-Founder Ashu Desai Talks about, "The Computer Science Degree of the Future"

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.06.2015 | Education
David Ongchoco

MakeSchool, which was originally named MakeGamesWithUs, was born after Ashu Desai and Jeremy Rossmann decided that they needed to fix the educational gap in CS education.

What Can You Do With Code?

Jeremy Pesner | Posted 01.31.2015 | Technology
Jeremy Pesner

While there is no shortage of schools, tutorials and other means to learn code (and even other resources extolling the benefits), its inherent value has not been communicated well.

You Shouldn't Have to Learn How to Code

Emmanuel Straschnov | Posted 01.06.2015 | Technology
Emmanuel Straschnov

Learning how to code is seen today as key to building a successful life. Barack Obama, Michael Bloomberg, and even Enrique Iglesias have all urged people to study coding.

5 Typography Tools for iOS Developers

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.30.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

You would be surprised to learn how many successful business became successful only because of their choice of design. Typography can have such a mass...

5 Documentation Resources for iOS Developers

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.30.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

The new version of the mobile operating system iOS is already in full swing. I think this was probably the most emotional launch of a product that App...

5 Tools for Learning and Writing Regular Expressions

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.23.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

I remember my first experiences with RegEx, it was when I'd build snippets and small scripts within the Perl programming language. Even back then, w...

3 Ways to Create a Documentation for Any Project

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.08.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

The idea of creating a documentation and/or readme files for your projects is nothing new, in many cases - it's essential, because without a good over...

3 Design Tips for Building a Website for a Small Business

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.06.2014 | Small Business
Alex Ivanovs

Many small businesses will turn to local developers when it comes to building their first business website, while others will rely on agencies, or even step up and take on the challenge themselves. Today, we want to help those who're brave enough to be building their own website.

5 Package Managers for Node.js Developers

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 11.26.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

Programmers know package managers as an easy way of distributing reusable libraries and plugins. By using one, you're literally saving yourself a lot of time spent setting things up, upgrading things, or even pushing things to production servers. A good package manager can be a life saver!

Protect Your Node.js Sources With JScrambler Before Unleashing it Into the Wild Wild Web

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 11.08.2014 | Home
Alex Ivanovs

Not everyone will feel the need to protect his code. But if you are doing serious things with JavaScript, have a look at JScrambler.