“The app was designed fresh from the ground up to take advantage of the iPhone while still preserving all the design tenets from our web app,” said Codecademy co-founder Zach Sims.
It’s never been a better time to pick up programming.
Editor's Pick URBAN TxT, a Los Angeles program teach young minority kids to build iPhone apps, open-source technologies, and Facebook apps, is raising $100,000 via nonprofit crowdfunding site Razoo to help black and Latino kids avoid gangs, learn to code, and stay in school.
Editor’s Pick For some kids, the opportunity to go to Stanford University for a CompSci degree sounds like a death sentence. For real.
As in, a bullet in the brain.
Editor’s Pick “In the near future, I see myself developing more apps, possibly a game,” Ethan told me. “In the long term, I may not be in app development but I’ll definitely be some kind of programmer.”
“Probably,” he adds, “a programmer CEO.”
In literally two clicks, you can start a development project in the cloud, see its code, and start playing with an app on Google’s App Engine, Compute Engine, or Datastore. That’s exactly what I just did.
The free learn-programming-online site now has 11 modules and 86 lessons in all things PHP from the basics to standard if/else logic flow to arrays, functions, and advanced object-oriented programming.