Category Archives for News

Congratulations to Erik Reyna, AP-Google Scholarship recipient and LCFJWM alum

Tweet While we haven’t been as active as we’d like with this project, some of the effects of this little experiment continue to appear. Most recently, Erik Reyna, an LCFJWM alum, gave us a shout out in his Q&A after … Continue reading

14. June 2013 by Robert Hernandez
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“Learnable Programming” and Code Year

Tweet Thanks to colleague Keith Smilely for passing along this essay by Bret Victor (@worrydream): Learnable Programming: Designing a programming system for understanding programs In the essay, Victor really nails the shortcomings of platforms like Codecademy and Khan Academy. Programming … Continue reading

02. October 2012 by Robert Hernandez
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View Source Podcast: Preview into LCFJWM Round two

Tweet I recently was interviewed by Dave Stanton about the Learn Code project for the View Source Podcast. Stanton is a colleague, a LCFJWM participant and a good friend. It was an informal conversation — where I fear I rambled … Continue reading

27. June 2012 by Robert Hernandez
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What I’ve learned (so far) from launching the Learn Code for Journalism project

Tweet /* start lessons learned since launch */ When I came up with this idea, I was hoping to get nine people to join me in a Google+ hangout, together awkwardly hacking away at Code Year lessons. Well, there were … Continue reading

18. June 2012 by Robert Hernandez
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Site gets upgraded

Tweet /* start redesign site */ I coded up the original Learn Code for Journalism site by hand on my flight home from SXSW 2012. I was thinking something clean and simple… but I wasn’t thinking something scalable. Well, like … Continue reading

16. June 2012 by Robert Hernandez
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Enrollment is now closed

Tweet /* start form */ Sorry… applications to participate in this pilot project are now closed. Thanks for your interest! /* end form */

02. April 2012 by Robert Hernandez
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Learn Code for Journalism with Me

Tweet /* start description */ Learn Code for Journalism with Me is a pilot project aimed at Web journos of all levels and dev newbies that have an interest in learning code, but do not know where to start and … Continue reading

16. March 2012 by Robert Hernandez
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