Working for Tomorrow: Coder Academy consults with PwC on Australia’s Cyber Security + Big Data needs
It is no secret that Big Data and Cyber Security = Big News. Since September 2018, our team of educators at Coder Academy have been engaging with PwC’s Skills for Australia Cross-Sector projects on Big Data and Cyber Security to shape the future of vocational education and training (VET) in Australia. Skills for Australia is the Skills Service Organisation (SSO) responsible for revising VET packages, qualifications and units. The modernisation of the VET sector will provide a framework to up-skill Australians for roles across a variety of industries including Information Technology, Business Services, and Finance.
Why Aren't there More Australian Women in Tech?
Fifty years ago, nearly half of the U.S. programmer workforce were women. Today, only 18 per cent of computer science graduates have two X chromosomes. To create an effective solution, action against gender inequity in tech has to stem from multiple levels, starting with teaching more girls to code and offering scholarships to female programmers.
What is Disruptive Technology and How Do You Know It When You See It?
Disruptive technology has an impact on all our lives. But, why is it disruptive, and why is it often only recognised in hindsight?
Even Telstra Executives Need a Lesson in Coding…
That’s right: even the best tech execs need a basic refresher once in a while.
8 Industries to be Disrupted by 3 Tech Trends in 2016
Over the past decade, digital technologies have disrupted nearly every industry. Retailers are switching to online shops while publishers are quitting paper altogether – new technologies are shaping the world as we “speak”. Learn how three tech trends will likely disrupt 8 industries in 2016...
Battle of the Best Front-End Frameworks: Bootstrap vs Materialize
Web developers have a huge selection of frontend frameworks to choose from. But, what is the best frontend framework for a slick user experience? Find out how Materialize competes with the ever-popular Bootstrap in this breakdown.
Why We Need Scholarships for Women in Tech
Despite companies becoming increasingly conscious of gender disparities in tech, the gap has not closed nearly to the extent one might expect. Luckily, companies like Toptal have taken notice and created initiatives to bridge the gap. In this piece, Grace Fish breaks down the unfortunate reasons we desperately need scholarships for women in tech...
Part 3 - Top 15 Sites Built with Ruby on Rails
This is Part 3 in the popular series of sites built with Ruby on Rails.
What is jQuery Mobile?
Due to incessant demand for touchscreen gestures on Smartphone, tablets and desktops, the need for touch-friendly websites is also on a rise.
Developing For Mobile - Three Ways To Do It
What will 2015 prevail in web design and how are designers and developers choose which is best?