Coding with refugees

Today I met a refugee in person for the first time during our Saturday coding sessions for kids in our office. His name is Omid. This guy is 16, from Afghanistan, sympathetic, eager to learn and full of joy and excitement. Actually Omid seems to know exactly what is at stake for him. He deliberately tried to sit through a JavaScript coding workshop without German language skills that would allow him to even understand what was said.

Atlassian Summit 2015: Most important product news and keynote announcements

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The big annual user conference of the Australian Software developer of JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket Server & Co, the Atlassian Summit 2015 was kicked off in San Francisco after a training day yesterday and exchanges with Atlassian Partners on Monday. We would like to share with you the most important news and announcements from the keynote by Atlassian co founders and CEOs Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brookes.