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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 […]

Rapid Router game from Ocado gets a Christmas makeover

Rapid Router game from Ocado gets a Christmas makeover

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You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, but do you recall the most famous reindeer of all? Ocado has employed the services of Santa and the world’s most famous red-nosed reindeer to help students improve their coding skills. Used by over 1,400 schools and more than 70,000 individual users, Rapid Router is a […]

Why we’ve open-sourced Code for Life

Why we’ve open-sourced Code for Life

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In the spirit of collaboration, we’ve open-sourced the game and portal of our free Code for Life education initiative. To give you a bit of background, Code for Life consists of free teaching resources, including lesson plans, videos, and the Rapid Router game. To play, pupils use basic programming principles to guide a van to […]

New for Rapid Router – learn to code in Python

New for Rapid Router – learn to code in Python

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I’m proud to announce the latest update to our Code for Life teaching resource: your pupils can now learn to code in Python using the Rapid Router game. For anyone who’s unfamiliar, Python is a proper coding language used by companies such as Google and NASA. It’s also simple to write and debug, so it’s […]

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