codebar is a non-profit initiative that facilitates the growth of a diverse tech community by running regular programming workshops.
Our goal is to enable underrepresented groups to learn programming in a safe and collaborative environment and expand their career opportunities. To achieve this, we run free weekly workshops, regular events and try to create opportunities for our students making technology and coding more accessible.
Thanks to the patience and clarity given from tutors, I understand coding and programming much better and this has improved my employment prospects. Tackling coding and programming by myself would have been impossible and my motivational levels were quite low. I have enjoyed the community feel in Codebar and the support from coaches and fellow students has made my goal of becoming a developer more attainable.Lisa Mac
Codebar is awesome! The atmosphere is excellent - everyone is really friendly and the coaches really want to help in any way they can. Coding alone in your room isn't great for when you get stuck and so meeting other coders at Codebar made me realise that others were struggling with the same problems that I was. This really helped boost my confidence, which is vital when learning a new subject. Thoroughly recommended.Nishita Singhal
I started attending Codebar to learn how to code an idea I had, but I ended up learning more than just the basics. I have built my initial prototype and progressed far more than I thought I could. The best part about the workshops are the coaches, they are very patient and help you understand difficult concepts. Attending weekly has given me the confidence to code any idea into a prototype – something I didn’t think I could do a year ago! I would highly recommend Codebar to anyone, especially if you come from a non-technical background like me!Harini Manivannan
I started using some of the online schools and whilst they are helpful to supplement knowledge, there is nothing like talking through things with a coach, which Codebar provides. I know no matter what I decide to do in the future, coding and programming will be an important part of the industry (in fact it already is in many industries) and the fact that Codebar encourages those who would otherwise not have an opportunity to learn how to code (which I know is a category I would have fallen under) is great.Priya Patil
Our students come from a variety of backgrounds. Some want to become developers and others would simply like to learn the basics of coding in a supportive and social environment.
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We are always on the lookout for more developers to join our community and teach at our workshops.
We are sponsored and hosted by some amazing companies who support our cause. We usually spend the first 30' checking people in and having some food and a chat, followed by a lightning talk and lots of coding!
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