Friday, August 18, 2017

Boca coding school ‘gateway to technology field’

Tangy Frederick was headed in a different direction, but once she took a class in information technology she was hooked. So she enrolled in TechKnowledgy² Academy in Boca Raton, a 10-week course she...

UCF trio win national computer programming title

  First up for University of Central Florida graduate Josh Linge: a national championship in a computer programming competition. Next stop? Facebook. Read more here.

S. Fla. coders to vie for cash, prizes, meet and greet with Apple co-founder

eMerge Americas will bring back for its fourth year a hackathon, partnering with Miami coding school Wyncode to gather and display local talent leading up to the two-day headlining event, slated...

Local coding school to launch third European location

Local coding school Ironhack is expanding its program overseas. Starting in June, its nine-weeklong web development course will be taught at a Paris location within the French city’s WeWork shared workspace, Ironhack’s...

NASA’s space apps challenge returning to Orlando

Have a mobile app idea related to space? A 2-day hackathon later this month might be right up your alley. NASA’s International Space Apps challenge returns for a sixth year – the...

South Florida’s IT sector continues to battle high turnover rates, survey shows

A majority of South Florida’s information technology workers see their industry as stagnant and would consider ditching their jobs for a position out of state, an annual survey of more than...

Organization dedicated to standardizing coding school industry formed

A coalition designed to establish and implement best practices across the coding school industry nationwide has been formed, with local academies Ironhack and Wyncode among participants. The Council on Integrity in Results...

Wyncode unveils new campus, $1M investment

Dozens gathered in Wynwood on Wednesday night for the grand opening of Wynbase, the new home of Miami coding school Wyncode. Between food and drinks, attendants were also treated to the...

Proposed computer coding bill may open door to future workforce

Florida lawmakers are considering a bill that would give grade school students the chance to choose computer coding as a foreign language as opposed to other languages such as Spanish or...

Computer coding instead of foreign language? Swap back in Florida Senate

State senators are trying again this year to pass a bill that would allow students to take computer coding in place of foreign language classes and still qualify for admission to...
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