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Tuesday, February 18 • 2:00pm - 2:10pm
Talk: Future of Development Talk: Codewars - Evolving How We Master Coding Skills

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The path to code mastery is a long one, with endless skillsets and technologies. Codewars is pioneering a platform that uses kata, short coding challenges, to allow developers to improve their skills in an interactive, self-directed format. Building on the timeless skill development paths of on-the-job training and competition, the challenge format is all about improvement through action. The site allows developers to pickup new languages and skillsets, as well as master existing ones. Come hear how this fits into the evolving landscape of coding education and a changing job economy.

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Nathan Doctor

CEO, CodeWars
Nathan fearlessly leads Codewars, where coders achieve mastery through challenge. On the site users improve their skills by training on kata, real code challenges, contributed by the community. He draws on his background as an alchemist to evolve the product and vision. Before Codewars, he founded a design firm, was a TEDx speaker, and built an architectural design non-profit. Outside of the hustle he travels, swims with sharks, and... Read More →


Tuesday February 18, 2014 2:00pm - 2:10pm
Terra Gallery & Event Venue 511 Harrison St, San Francisco, CA 94105

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