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November 17, 2018

a day to celebrate passion and software crafting

In 2017 136 GDCR 2017 events were held around the world!!

Coderetreat is a volunteer-based, globally coordinated effort to improve software developer's skills. In 2017 136 Global Day of Coderetreat events were held in cities all over the globe. We will continue to provide community support for more events thoughout 2018.

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It's Really Quite Simple...

Start with a simple programming problem: Conway's Game of Life
Work with different partners to discuss and solve the problem
Add restrictions to force you to consider different approaches
After each round, throw out your code and repeat!

Host your own Coderetreat

Missed the Global Day of Coderetreat because there wasn't an event near you? Host your own!

Coderetreats are run by volunteers who want to help out their local developer community. Hosts handle all of the logistics, and facilitators guide participants through the exercises.

Coderetreats are easy to organize and facilitate. Most of all, they are a lot of fun and a great way to meet other developers in your area!

What are you waiting for? Grab a buddy and organize a coderetreat today!

Join hundreds of hosts who want to help developers in their community improve their craft.

Learn about hosting and facilitating

For this year, we invite companies to sponsor local communities. If your company is interested in sponsoring a local coderetreat, please get in contact with us and we will connect you with the communities near you!

Sponsor a local event!

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