Edit Like A Pro: Meet The Girls Learning Code Funky Photo Editing Mentors!

Edit Like A Pro: Meet The Girls Learning Code Funky Photo Editing Mentors!

Girls Learning Code is back at it again! We are so excited for our very first workshop, Funky Photo Editing! In this hands-on experience, girls will learn how to use Gimp, an awesome, free photo editing tool similar to Photoshop. Girls will be getting into the spirit of Halloween early by using these new skills to Read more…

Return of the Intro to HTML/ CSS Workshop

Return of the Intro to HTML/ CSS Workshop

When we say Intro to HTML/ CSS is our most popular workshop, you can bet we’re telling the truth! Not only is it popular with our learners (& sells out every time), we always get an overwhelming response from designers and developers who want to volunteer their time to mentor. We couldn’t do it without Read more…

How to Get To and From our Party Tonight

How to Get To and From our Party Tonight

Thanks to our good friends at Uber, no one needs to think for a moment about how they’re going to get to and from our party tonight! That’s because Uber is offering everyone attending the Ladies Learning Code fundraiser party a free ride to 720 Bathurst Street and home again (up to $15 per ride). Read more…

Ladies Learning Code, Ottawa Edition: Intro to HTML/CSS!

Ladies Learning Code, Ottawa Edition: Intro to HTML/CSS!

Exciting news today! Ladies Learning Code is launching in Ottawa on November 24th! Since our first workshop in Toronto on August 6th, 2011, we’ve been blown away (delightfully surprised, really) by how much interest there’s been in our workshops – and not just from people in Toronto. Thanks to Ottawa-based Nicole Belanger, our new Ottawa Read more…

Back To Cool: Meet the PHP Mentors

Back To Cool: Meet the PHP Mentors

Even if you’re not going back to school, September is still a great time to start learning something new. We’re kicking off our September with our very first PHP workshop, lead by the wonderful Srimonti. Thanks to our wonderful mentors for volunteering their time to help our learners understand the difference between variables, operators, conditionals Read more…

Prepping for our PHP Workshop

Prepping for our PHP Workshop

NOTE: THIS WORKSHOP IS BYOL (BRING YOUR OWN LAPTOP). Be sure it has wifi, and don’t forget your powercord! 1. Install WAMP/MAMP on your computer: Windows Users: 1. You must first install an update from Microsoft. Go to http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=8328 and click Download. Double-click the downloaded file and follow the instructions. 2. Download WampServer 2.2 (note: this link may immediately Read more…

If You Want To Be The Donald Trump Of Startups, Learn To Code

If You Want To Be The Donald Trump Of Startups, Learn To Code

This post was originally published on September 11th by Fast Company. Written by Rob Spectre. The Donald built an empire because he knew what every piece and process cost him. If you can’t say the same for your software, you won’t. Programming is a practical application of abstract math combining esoteric theory with experiential practice. And Read more…

Party for a Good Cause on September 19th!

Party for a Good Cause on September 19th!

Have you heard? Ladies Learning Code just signed a lease on a 1100+ square foot space at the Centre for Social Innovation at Bloor & Bathurst (map). But this isn’t an office – we’re creating a 50-person workshop space, a mini-maker studio and a computer lab (we finally have a home for the 12 laptops Read more…