‘Hour of Code’ Offers Free Coding Lessons | PCMag.com

Code.org today launched a massive campaign aimed at encouraging kids to learn computer programming.

Kicking off Computer Science Education Week, the nonprofit organization joined forces with supporters like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Reid Hoffman, and Jack Dorsey to get students, teachers, and parents excited about coding.

The “Hour of Code” initiative, first announced in October, provides an interactive introduction through online tutorials. Are you just a beginner looking to learn the basics, or have you already mastered one coding language and want to pick up another? Visit Code.org to find coaching on building apps and Web pages, programming robots, and more.

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General Assembly Launches Dash, A Tool For Coding Newbies | TechCrunch

As General Assembly moves away from co-working and focuses more heavily on educating entrepreneurs and startups, the company is releasing a brand new tool to the public. It’s called Dash, and it’s an interactive online program that helps teach people how to code through a series of interactive storyline-based tutorials.

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