RANDOLPH, NJ – Regardless of what field an individual is in or plans to pursue, County College of Morris (CCM) says knowing how to code can provide a distinct advantage.

To help people get started, the CCM Department of Information Technologies and Computer Science Club is hosting an Hour of Code event on Dec. 4, 6 and 8 as part of an annual global movement to expose people to the wonders and creativity of computer coding.

Each session is free and open to the public. To date, this annual event has brought hundreds of people of all ages and experiences to CCM and introduced them to coding.

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This year, there will be sessions in App Creation, Intro to Python and Cryptography, Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi and Cyber Coding. All sessions take place in Emeriti Hall, Room 206, on CCM’s Randolph campus, 214 Center Grove Road. Parking is in Lot 7.

App Creation will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 4, and Thursday, Dec. 6, at 12:30 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 6, at 10 a.m.

Intro to Python and Cryptography will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 12:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 8, at 10 a.m.

Physical Computing with Raspberry Pi will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 4, and Thursday, Dec. 6, at 12:30 p.m.

Cyber Coding will take place on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 12:30 p.m.

Additional sessions will be added based on demand. Registration is required at https://2018hoc.eventbrite.com/. Sign up today and discover why Steve Jobs said coding “teaches you how to think.”