In honor of Computer Science Education Week, President Barack Obama is asking everyone to learn code. The Hour of Code campaign, which kicks off the week, encourages newbies to pick up basic coding skills.
Kodable aims at providing children with the tools and resources needed to help them build the knowledge necessary to pick up on any programming language later on in life. But what's so great about coding?
With men still dominating careers in technology, it can be difficult for their outnumbered women colleagues to make their voices heard. And here at PayScale, we know how important it is that businesses hire more women into high-tech roles. Due to this knowledge, we reached out to three brilliant female programmers from varying industries so that they could share their personal stories of what it’s really like to be a female working in a field that is overrun by men.