Apple will hold the Apple Store worldwide “Hour of code”




From 8 to 14 December, Apple will hold an educational program “Hour of code” in which visitors retail stores Apple Store will be able to learn the basics of programming. The campaign aims to attract users to information technology.


“The campaign Computer Science Education Week from 8 to 14 December, Apple will hold training courses in stores Apple Store. The lectures will tell the company about the IT-industry, career prospects and learn how to write code, “- said in a statement the corporation. Entrance to the lecture is free.

“Hour code» Apple will be held in different countries around the world. December 8 event will be held in Tokyo and Chicago Apple Store, December 9 – London, December 10 – New York, December 11 – in Berlin, December 12 – Osaka (Japan). The company will provide users with the opportunity to try their skills in programming, and students will be able to ask the lead developers of Apple questions.

“Hour of code” – an initiative of Apple in the international program Hour Of Code, which carries a non-profit organization In Hour Of Code may participate as school and university students and teachers and developers. The latter have the opportunity to enroll as a lecturer at one of the events.


This year, for the first time “hour code” will be held in Russia. The campaign, supported by the Ministry of Education and Science, the Ministry of Communications and technology companies, students and pupils will be able to learn the basics of programming. It is expected that the shares will participate more than 10 million students from all over Russia.

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