Coding for Journalists Sunday Course


This one day course will begin a series of courses expanding upon common coding required throughout journalism and publishing.

The course will cover the basics of the following languages in the context of online publishing:

and basic Javascript

The course will also explore the various online media tools most useful to journalism and the best methods to implement and adapt them to your requirements.

The course will be taught by Mark Simpkins.

Mark has worked online for the last 15 years, he has been a technical project manager at the BBC from 2001 until last year. He is currently Creative Technologist for Spring Digital. He has worked for AKQA, Accenture and Moonfruit and has been involved in MySociety and related projects. He blogs over at