Hacker bootcamp school Hackbright will take 10 weeks to train the moms accepted into the program. During this time, old skills will get a refresh and new skills will be taught.
"We know that exploring and modifying code is one of the best ways to master markup, so this tool will be a huge help to our students as they learn."
Editor's Pick "I have two kids, nine and six, a boy and a girl. And they're exposed to so much technology. But their schools haven't changed in 50 years. They're teaching the same stuff in different ways."
The Tynker Learning Platform, which uses its own visual programming language, is focused on bringing better STEM education tools into classrooms
"All the kids are from at-risk homes. These kids have never coded before, and I’ve talked to them in person, and I’m 99 percent confident we will be able to place them in jobs."
How Facebook's CEO helped a kid on a bike by answering programming questions on his daily walk. AWWWWW.
Code.org is an advocacy campaign focused at getting more kids interested in computer science. It's also working to get more states, schools, and teachers on board with the program.
Editor's Pick In her charming acceptance speech, Codecademy user Dilys Sun showed the world why Codecademy works. Here's what she's doing now & how coding changed her life.
Learning to write a programming language often goes hand-in-hand with building a startup. Treehouse to the rescue!
Editor's Pick In San Francisco, two guys are putting women through a 10-week bootcamp in software development. The goal: to change the gender ratio of the tech industry.
Today Codecademy is launching a new partnership with nine companies to help budding developers learn APIs and create actual functioning sites, projects, and even products.
Editor's Pick It's not all developer drama. Every story has a moral. Here are the seven most important lessons we learned in 2012.
Treehouse, a learn-to-code-online company, is putting its platform where its mouth is and taking on one of America's toughest towns, economically speaking: Detroit.
A month or two of coding lessons can take the sting of shame away from the "social media experts" on your gift list.
What's Treehouse got that Codecademy ain't got? A book deal, for one thing, says founder Ryan Carson.
Course helps you learn how to build animations, interactions, and other dynamic content into their creations.
Learn-to-code sites are all the rage. So are WordPress sites. This announcement from web wonderboy Ryan Carson is playing to a major trend.
Codecademy, Startuplandia's favorite online coding teacher, has just added Ruby to its library of courses.
More and more people are getting the itch to learn how to code -- or wake up one day and realizing their futures depend on it. The "Geekfather" Ryan Carson is helping them through a series of onine courses, the latest one teaching PHP.
As technology becomes more and more ingrained in our everyday lives, you have to make a choice: Are you a consumer of tech, or are you someone who understands it?