Monday, June 26, 2017

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...

City helps start code class for underprivileged groups

A pilot program at Jackson Community Center in Orlando’s Parramore district is trying to boost the number of underprivileged students who pursue technology careers. E-CODE program instructor Tonjia DeLavallade says it’s important instructors...

Mobile app developer seeks workers for new downtown Orlando office

A fast-growing mobile app development firm is prepping to move into new downtown Orlando space and will create nearly a dozen jobs that pay almost $100,000 per year. Winter Park-based Teeps LLC...

Your next top software developer may be at this tech event

At an upcoming tech event, gaming is serious business and it may be the path that leads a business owner to finding his or her next software developer. Orlando is participating in...

Uber teams up with coding school

Uber and coding bootcamp Ironhack have teamed up to bring software engineering skills to Uber South Florida users. The San Francisco-based ride-sharing giant will offer $100,000 in scholarships for local Uber drivers...
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