With technology always advancing and the automation all types of routine jobs, there’s never been a better time to learn to code and pick up some specialist skills. The demand for these skills has never been higher, and what’s more, you can master them from the comfort of your own home. Studies have shown that the Internet has created 2.6 jobs for each lost to technology-related inefficiencies. This indicates that possessing coding know-how can help future-proof your ability to find work in the modern economy.
Whether you’re a freelance web designer, a WordPress power user, or you’re involved in the WordPress ecosystem in some other capacity, there have never been more resources to help you learn how to code. But why would you want to and is it really worth your time?
At Patras Workshop Coding 101, we’ll be discussing some of many of the reasons why learning to code should be high on your list of priorities in 2016. Whether you’re a WordPress newbie or you’ve been writing HTML and designing websites since the days of scrolling text and splash pages, there’s always something new to learn, and for now, at least, there’s always going to be plenty of advantages to developing proficient coding abilities.
So let’s get started with the main reasons why it’s time to learn to code, before finishing up with some resources to help you get started.
When: Saturday 22/10/2016, 10AM – 2 PM
Where: POS Coworking Space, Dimitriou Gounari 69, Patras
This event is for: High school students, Graduate students, Post graduate students, Employed adults, Unemployed adults
Main themes: Basic programming concepts, Playful coding activities, Motivation and awareness raising
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/552088358314290/
Workshop material (ΗΤΜL & CCS, Python): https://drive.google.com/drive/u/1/folders/0BwdR5EBHxzngT0hnYWdiSnJHZUU