Posts Tagged: programming

Nitrous.IO Co-founders

Nitrous.IO raises $6.7 million to unchain programmers from their laptops

Nitrous.IO, a Singapore and Silicon Valley-based startup that wants to eliminate the hassle of setting up a computer for programming, has ra...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 12:00 am
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Code Club wants to teach kids coding in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s school IT lessons turn students into secretaries, but Code Club wants to teach them coding instead

“Currently, ICT lessons in primary and secondary schools teach MS Office programs as default. Essentially they’re teaching child...

  • February 12, 2014
  • at 4:05 pm
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Newbie programming courses in Singapore to whet your appetite

As someone learning Ruby on Rails myself, I can tell you that while the plethora of online lessons offered by Codecademy, Code School, Cours...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Eclipse Day Comes to China, Local Developers Hit a Language Barrier

China's first ever Eclipse Day brings together Chinese and foreign developers, but language barriers stand in the way of it's potential.

  • July 5, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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China Blocks Social Coding Site Github

Chinese developers are waking up to a little bad news this morning, as it looks like social coding platform Github has been blocked in China...

  • January 22, 2013
  • at 7:20 am
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MOOCs Won’t Replace Traditional Education. But They Don’t Have To

One of the bigger technology stories of the past year has been the emergence of MOOCs, or massive open online courses. Platforms like Course...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 9:40 pm
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Singpath Mobile: An iPad app for learning Python and Java

Singpath Mobile isn't a good entry point for absolute beginners to get into the world of programming. But it's a complementary tool.

  • November 5, 2012
  • at 11:48 am
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Startup Grepsr Wants to Make Data Collection Easy

Grepsr is one of the more intriguing startups I’ve come across in a while. It is a data extraction and web crawling service which you ...

  • January 12, 2012
  • at 10:45 am
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Plenty of Places to Learn Programming Online. So Why Should You Start?

If you’ve been on Twitter over the past few days, you might have seen more than a few people declaring that in 2012 they will learn co...

  • January 3, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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How LifeisTech is breathing tech into students’ lives

Founded by Mizuno Yusuke, LifeisTech is a Tokyo-based company that teaches programming to junior high students. No, it isn’t like Code...

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 4:08 pm
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Wanbiancheng can teach everyone in China how to make an app in 2 hours

Even though most of us don’t consider ourselves coders nor programmers, we could probably all benefit from a little more knowledge abo...

  • October 31, 2013
  • at 10:11 am
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Should non-technical founders learn how to code?

Elisha Tan is the founder of Learnemy, a web application that finds you instructors for anything you want to learn. Find her on Twitter as @...

  • September 11, 2013
  • at 8:08 pm
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Github China unblocked

Social Coding Site Github Unblocked and Accessible Again in China

It was just two days ago that my colleague reported on how the social coding site Github had become blocked in China. But today we notice th...

  • January 23, 2013
  • at 10:34 pm
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Getting Weird Server Hits from China? It May Not Be Hackers…

Today’s Register brings us an amusing story that also has a bit of a moral to it: although it can be easy to blame Chinese hackers for...

  • January 17, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Japanese Programmer Community ‘Qiita’ Passes 10,000 Users

Qiita, an online programmer community for programmers in Japan, has just surpassed the 10,000 registered user milestone. Qiita was created b...

  • December 4, 2012
  • at 2:40 pm
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As Asian Interest in Big Data Grows, Revolution Analytics Opens Office in Singapore

Revolution Analytics, a commercial software and services provider for statistical computing (specifically the open source R programming lang...

  • August 27, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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10 Sites to Help You Learn Python for FREE

Elisha Tan is the Founder of Learnemy, a web application that finds you instructors for anything you want to learn. Always wanted to build a...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 10:15 am
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Learn How To Be An Entrepreneur With Kauffman FastTrac

Good news for entrepreneurs in Asia. We just a got a note from the folks at Infocommn Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) that Kauffman...

  • June 4, 2011
  • at 10:08 pm
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