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Barbican's Digital Revolution celebrates creative computer coding

Barbican's Digital Revolution celebrates creative computer coding | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

The Digital Revolution immersive exhibition demonstrating creative uses of computer coding opens today at the Barbican Centre in London.

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Codecademy | Learn to code

Codecademy | Learn to code | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Codecademy est aujourd'hui la principale plateforme web d'apprentissage de tous les langages informatiques. Elle réunit plus de 24 millions d'utilisateurs à travers le monde. Bibliothèques Sans Frontières est fière de rendre disponible cet outil exceptionnel en français.

La maîtrise du code apparaît de plus en plus essentielle pour décrypter la façon dont l'information est aujourd'hui construite, pour faire émerger des générations de citoyens numériques éclairés et inventifs. Parce qu'elle n'exige pas de diplômes ou de prérequis, elle est accessible à tous et apparaît comme un formidable vecteur d'intégration et d'égalité des chances.

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Learn to code interactively, for free. Now in French version!

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10 exciting ways to learn how to code and why it's important

10 exciting ways to learn how to code and why it's important | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

As people, businesses and things get more and more computer-oriented, learning how to program at a young age is becoming a crucial skill. As important as it might be, it’s still a difficult business getting into — teaching the language of computers. The trick is getting people’s attention in the first place. Schools are generally too traditional or just don’t have the budget for it. So, people have to come up with potential solutions: giving you free or cheap means to learn the ins and outs of programming via the web and other popular interaction tools like games.

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Should You Learn To Code?

Should You Learn To Code? | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

THE RELEASE OF A NEW PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE AT APPLE'S WORLDWIDE DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE THIS WEEK HIGHLIGHTED ONE OF THE MOST MARKETABLE SKILLS IN THE DIGITAL WORLD: THE ABILITY TO CODE. HOW NECESSARY IS IT, REALLY? AND IS THAT EVEN THE RIGHT QUESTION?

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These Psychedelic Paintings Were Made Entirely From Code

These Psychedelic Paintings Were Made Entirely From Code | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

If you’ve ever jammed your finger into a LCD screen just for the guilty pleasure of seeing the bloom of color that results, you’ll have some point of comparison for the strange beauty of Adam Ferriss’ most recent artworks. Each of them looks a little bit like a display under some sort of duress — a techno-psychedelic mix of splattered pixels and and jarring, broken bands of color. Some are dense with activity; others fade gently like a strange virtual sunset. The one thing they share? They’re all made entirely with code.

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