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What is it like learning to code? Perspectives from Codebar Brighton

Kay White, Cogapp’s Technical Support Specialist, invites you to take a look at coding from the perspective of an enthusiastic newbie. She takes part in Codebar Brighton, where self-taught and graduate developers give up their time to teach groups of people who are under-represented in the tech industry and give them a pathway to a new career in the digital industry.

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EuropeanaTech Roundup: tidbits from tech projects in the GLAM world

Last week I travelled to Paris to attend the EuropeanaTech 2015 conference at the Bibliothèque nationale de France.

I was there to present a poster about the data and technology that underpins the Qatar Digital Library site (click to download).

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DrupalCamp Brighton 2015

2015 got off to a great start with the inaugural DrupalCamp Brighton. The three-day event invited guests to learn new skills and build up their knowledge, whilst meeting like-minded people.

Over the years, Cogapp has delivered over 20 Drupal projects. Not only is it a subject that interests us, it's a field we fully support. We had the honour of sponsoring the Brighton Drupal community this year at DrupalCamp 2015.

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2014 - the year in Cogapp blogs

2014 was an exciting and fruitful year for Cogapp - and we had a lot to say about it. Read on for highlights from last year involving new developments, useful tips from conferences and advancements in technology.

If you're interested in working for Cogapp, have a look at our Careers page, or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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MCN 2014 – Dallas, Texas

The Museums Computer Network (MCN) held its 42nd annual conference in Dallas, Texas in November 2014. Ben Rubinstein and Louise Rawlinson were among the 450 attendees there to share the latest developments in digital practice in cultural organisations. Louise has picked some of her highlights.

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Drupal 8: what will it mean for you?

On Tuesday 8 December 2014, Cogapp hosted a webinar on Drupal 8.

Watch the video of the session to find out how the Drupal 8 update - which includes more than 200 new features and improvements - will affect you.

The webinar covers:

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MCN 2014 Dallas - Digital Super-Heroes and Dancing Skeletons

This year's conference of MCN (the Museum Computer Network), its 40th, was held in Dallas. I went with my colleague Louise Rawlinson. A full report would be impossible - Louise has given her impressions here, mine are below.

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Information Age: a masterclass in digital interpretation from the Science Museum

What techniques create a compelling interactive gallery experience?

The Science Museum's inspirational new gallery is dedicated to the story of modern communications. Through exceptional storytelling around the artefacts that define our era, the Information Age gallery also becomes a masterclass in the design of interactive media.  Read Chris How's thoughts on what makes this exhibition so engaging. 

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Intern to Guru: Joshua Routh and the Wired Sussex Intern Placement Programme

What is it like to be an intern in a digital agency? Where can it lead?  Senior Producer Joshua Routh talks about making the transition from university to the world of work, and his journey from the Wired Sussex Intern Placement Programme to senior producer at Cogapp.

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PYCON UK 2014: highlights from the Python community conference

Cogapp Developer Adrian Hindle headed to Coventry University to attend PYCON UK 2014, a four-day community conference focused on the Python programming language.

Adrian shares his thoughts and personal highlights from the conference and provides a wealth of useful links, including YouTube videos of the talks.

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