#WeSpeakCode 2015 Conquers Asia Pacific with More than 35,000 Students across 11 Countries Learning to Code

The second year of Asia Pacific’s #WeSpeakCode campaign, part of Microsoft’s YouthSpark programme, came back bigger than before! The regional effort succeeded in challenging thousands of youth to do their first hour of code and got many experienced coders to share their love of programing across the region between 23-29 March. From colourful India to…

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All in for a Rolling Thunder of Support for #WeSpeakCode!

If I can code, you can, too! Join me and learn – then help us spread the word. We believe code is a language that everyone can learn and computational thinking is an important skill which should be taught in all schools. That is why Microsoft Asia Pacific is excited to once again be hosting…

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#WeSpeakCode2015 Launches in Asia Pacific

Clair Deevy, Microsoft Citizenship Lead for Asia Pacific Have you heard the buzz about ‘The Internet of Things’? This basically means more and more things in our lives are going to be connected to the Internet and will be able to communicate with us, as well as each other. Technology will no longer simply sit…

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The Hour of Code 2014 has Launched! Are You Ready to Take the Challenge?

By Clair Deevy, Citizenship Lead Asia Pacific, Microsoft Singapore Have you ever wondered if you could learn to code but thought it sounded too hard? Or not very fun? Well the Hour of Code has landed for 2014 and is here to help you get started and have a whole lot of fun in the…

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Bloggers Speak Code in Indonesia

Microsoft Indonesia invited 220 bloggers to the office for a day of coding. After a full day of making friends and sharing their successes, the enthusiastic group utterly enjoyed themselves learning this new found skill. Congratulations to all these new coders for being part of the larger #YouthSpark #WeSpeakCode initiative!

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Inaugural Week of Code in East Asia a Big Success

Kicking off with a blast on 21 April, the Asia Pacific Week of Code witnessed thousands of youth attending events and activities. Part of Microsoft YouthSpark’s #WeSpeakCode campaign, the Asia Pacific Week of Code encourages youth to learn basic coding skills so they can be equipped for the modern workplace and have access to better…

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YouthSpark #WeSpeakCode Profile: Kanika Agarwal

As part of the Asia Pacific Week of Code, 21-27 April 2014, we are highlighting YouthSpark stars in Asia Pacific who have learned to code and have found success in school, competitions and career by understanding this language. We hope their stories will inspire you. What are you waiting for? Learn to speak Code now. #WeSpeakCode. Name:…

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YouthSpark #WeSpeakCode Profile: Siwon Choi

As part of the Asia Pacific Week of Code, 21-27 April 2014, we are highlighting YouthSpark stars in Asia Pacific who have learned to code and have found success in school, competitions and career by understanding this language. We hope their stories will inspire you. What are you waiting for? Learn to speak Code now….

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Microsoft YouthSpark – Asia Pacific Week of Code

Inspired by nonprofit Code.org, we’ve launched the Asia Pacific Week of Code, 21-27 April, through Microsoft’s YouthSpark Initiative. We are promoting the learning of code by inviting everyone, beginners to advanced coders, to do an Hour of Code. Learning to code opens up a world of opportunities. For more information, please visit www.wespeakcode.net.

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