Friday 14th of June marked the graduation of CodeClan’s 29th cohort of Edinburgh students (or E29 as they’re affectionately known). Every CodeClan cohort is different and every graduation is special. We never know quite what to expect. In the past we’ve had tears, cheers, music, stand-up comedy, even an epic rap battle. E29 decided to […]
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Posted Tue 18th Jun by CodeClan
We caught up with one of our grads Alex on his newest project Red Sand, an action arcade style fighting game. We discussed his inspirations behind the game, and how CodeClan helped push him in the right direction to put his vision onto a screen. What did you do before CodeClan? I first moved to Edinburgh […]
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Posted Mon 17th Jun by CodeClan
Demand for developers is growing in both Edinburgh and Glasgow according to a new report from Tech Nation, while logistics company TNT ranks Edinburgh in the fourth spot, as one of the UK’s Top Tech Cities. Research in A Bright Tech Nation reveals that the role of ‘software developer’ remains the most highly demanded across […]
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Posted Thu 13th Jun by CodeClan
Our next meeting will take place on the 19th of June, from 5.30pm, in Appleton Tower room 2.14 (see the map below for further details). As usual, the meeting will be open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome!
Our first speaker is Josh Bird, policy researcher and analyst at the Scottish Funding Council. He will be telling us about:
Telling data stories with gganimate: the GIFt that keeps on giving
Data is often only as useful as the insights it can reveal - and data visualisation plays a key role in identifying these. This talk will focus on telling stories with data using gganimate, a package which extends the utility of ggplot2. I’ll provide examples of the many ways in which gganimate’s new grammar classes customise plot objects, and how these dynamic charts and graphs can be used to communicate important data messages to your intended audiences.
Our second speaker will be Ugur Ozdemir, Lecturer in Quantitative Political Science at The...
Posted Tue 11th Jun by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup
The project is now looking for partners to deliver the alpha phase and is holding a bidder day on Wednesday 19th June, 10:00 – 13:00 in Civtech, Edinburgh. The attendance will be limited to 2 individuals per organisation and to book your place please use this Eventbrite link. The day will cover the following...
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Posted Thu 30th May by Scottish Government