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How to add a Django form to a project

How to add a Django form to a project

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All of our Code for Life projects use the free, open source Django framework, which means it’s really worthwhile for us to get to grips with the framework’s architecture. One of the many benefits of Django is that it provides a form handling service (for a general tutorial on Django forms, click here). Like most websites, […]

How to make data more human with Google Data Studio

How to make data more human with Google Data Studio

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Code for Life now has over 130,000 registered users as far afield as Australia and Brazil, meaning we produce a lot of data in need of analysis for communication purposes, reports and user research. An official Code for Life report requires many data sets, including the exact number of registered users or the countries these users […]

Episode 1: A Universal Language

Episode 1: A Universal Language

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A discussion with Celine Boudier, team lead of the Code for Life initiative, reveals the importance of teaching children how to code at a young age. We explore how we can start introducing these all important life skills, discuss Code for Life’s accessible and engaging coding games and find out why you should never give […]

How to use Chromedriver with Travis CI for Selenium tests

How to use Chromedriver with Travis CI for Selenium tests

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This guide takes you through how to download and extract Chromedriver to use alongside Travis, a continuous integration tool. Read on for some useful tips on commonly encountered troubleshooting issues.   The Code for Life initiative has now passed the 100,000 registered user mark. This high visibility and its purpose as a platform primarily used […]

Open to technology, open to the world: Code For Life, an open source project

Open to technology, open to the world: Code For Life, an open source project

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Lucy is 9 and she has been learning the basics of computer science with her teachers at school for almost three years, ever since the government made Computer Science a part of the primary school curriculum in 2014. Her parents are proud because they know that learning to code will help Lucy understand the world […]

Learn to Code in Augmented Reality

Learn to Code in Augmented Reality

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Using ARKit to put Rapid Router in the real world Code for Life’s first open source game, Rapid Router, introduces primary school children to the world of coding as they program a van using Blockly and Python to navigate different road maps, visiting houses along the way to deliver groceries (if you haven’t already, give […]

Four reasons to be happy about the release of Kubernetes 1.7

Four reasons to be happy about the release of Kubernetes 1.7

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We’ve been keen advocates of Kubernetes since its inception, and the latest release has piqued our interest even more. As the container management system has been adopted in more production environments, it has continued to deliver significant improvements and upgrades, demonstrating that the Kubernetes community isn’t likely to become complacent anytime soon. Kubernetes was initially […]

Analysing UX to give Code for Life a makeover

Analysing UX to give Code for Life a makeover

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Now the Code for Life initiative has reached the 100,000 registered users landmark and our bigger and better website is live, we thought we would take a look at how the team approached user research and the role this has played in our recent updates. Why bother with UX? A UI (user interface) designer decides […]

Over 100,000 schools and students are learning to code with Rapid Router

Over 100,000 schools and students are learning to code with Rapid Router

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Code for Life, a voluntary-based initiative launched by the Ocado Foundation to support the new primary school computer science curriculum, is announcing that it has set a new record for the number of students using Rapid Router, the free and open source game developed by Ocado Technology together with specialist ICT and computer science teachers. […]

Ocado Technology releases major update to Code for Life website and teaching materials

Ocado Technology releases major update to Code for Life website and teaching materials

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“The kids love it! They all want to move onto the next level, they want to be further on than anyone else.” – Mandy, ICT teacher “You can hit all of the computing curriculum, in a structured way. It is perfect for teachers who are struggling.” – Rob, ICT teacher “When I came across Code […]

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