Code Week continues: second weekend highlights

Publication date: October 20, 2014



On Friday, we were closing the official Code Week with a post emphasising that Code Week is in fact not over – there are still hundreds of events ahead of us. But there is more to that.

As Commissioner Neelie Kroes says in her blog post, EU Code Week is ‘more than just coding, more than just a week’, because ’it is not about coding – it’s about the amazing things you can achieve and create once you’ve learned it!’

To prove that Code Week has not ended yet, here are some highlights from the weekend:

In Greece, the Open Discovery Space project organised a series of workshops for teachers during which they could learn how to code and use this capacity the best in the classroom.

In Bulgaria, over 70 girls took part in the #codeEU: Girl event organised by the Bulgarian Centre of Women in Technology.

Girls code in Slovenia, too:

Hackathons are among the most exciting projects – they are fast, they are intense, things get broken down and new stuff is built. Five of them took place on Friday.

If you like the video above, have a look also at this one from Sevilla:

A lot of Code Week events are aimed at kids, but how do you actually make them excited about coding? Well, Mike Miello has an idea:

Speaking about presentations – if you speak German, check out the short presentation on Drupal by Nico Grienauer from the Drupal 8 Starter Day:

And last but not least, check out the cool aggregation of tweets, photos and anything else related to #codeEU by!