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Barack Obama Writes JavaScript Code

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President Barack Obama kicks off Hour of Code 2014, writing JavaScript code. President Obama becomes the first US president to try his hands at coding. The Hour of Code is an initiative from the non-profit Code.org that promotes computer programming among students. This year’s event is twice as big as last year’s, with some 76,000 organizers worldwide planning events for this week, in every single country.

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