Tag Archives: CodeRGV

Does Your Nonprofit Need a Website?

Local nonprofits in need of a website may apply until May 27 to have a WordPress website created specifically for them. The charity hackaton do_action takes place June 22-23, allowing the RGV community to create websites for local nonprofit organizations. Created by CodeRGV and the McAllen Chamber of Commerce, the hackathon, providing five nonprofits with completed websites. The 24-hour event will be a platform for participants to works as teams, bringing unique…

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Code#RGV Geekout Seeks Sponsors

Code#RGV Geekout

The local non-profit Code#RGV, an organization which creates tech entrepreneurs and skilled professionals for local jobs, hosts its first organized fundraiser April 14. Geekout 2018 will feature One More Time: A Tribute to Daft Punk and local businesses and individuals are encouraged to support the event via varying level sponsorships. Code#RGV says the event puts the “fun back in fundraising.” Geekout will provide funding to continue “to push the envelope when…

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CodeRGV Attends CodeWars 2018

Representatives from CodeRGV attend CodeWars in Houston. CodeRGV is currently planning events to help local students prepare for next year's event. (photo CodeRGV)

More than 750 high school level Computer Science enthusiasts converged on the HPE campus in Houston last weekend to participate in CodeWars 2018. CodeRGV was in attendance to learn more about the program and to build a stronger partnership with school districts across the state. In addition, the group learned how Valley school districts can participate in future HPE events like this one. The students, representing close to 100 districts across…

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CodeRGV to Host First Area Hackathon

Hackathon

All backgrounds invited to create projects to benefit the RGV People of all technology expertise, from total beginner to experienced programmer, are invited to participate in CodeRGV‘s first Hackathon at the Weslaco EDC. The event takes place overnight, Jan. 20-21, and brings together people from different skills and professional backgrounds to make projects that can benefit the Valley. The Hackathon features exclusive data from across the Rio Grande Valley, from historical…

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Mission EDC Launches Cybersecurity Bootcamp

40 participants to receive cybersecurity certifications Beginning in June, an eight-week cybersecurity bootcamp in Mission will answer the call of employers across Texas and the United States who are seeking thousands of core technology workers in cybersecurity and other skills to fill current and future staffing needs. The new cybersecurity bootcamp provides a total of 40 participants (who meet Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act basic eligibility requirements) with a rigorous…

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