Speaker of the Week Event – SCRUM Management

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One of the main areas of focus for The VIVA Coded Academy‘s Speaker of the Week events is technical project management. As our students quickly develop into top-notch coders, project management becomes an important complementary skill for them when they taken on their own startups. To make sure that students learn about different project management methodology, we had the pleasure … Read More

THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE – WEEK 5

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Being a student here gives me very easy access to fantastic weekly talks by successful people. I get a ton of perspective and I get to pick their brains and get a sense of their experience. Something many struggle with, is the misunderstanding non-technical people have with software developers and programmers, and vice versa. So getting input from those who … Read More

Speaker of the Week Event – 3D Printing

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The Speaker of the Week event last Monday was extra special. We had Abdullah Alhusainnan, founder of 3DPE (a 3D Printing provider in Kuwait) demonstrate and present on the awesome technology that is 3d printing. Abdullah showcased a live demonstration of 3D printing by printing a complex spherical shape in front of the audience. The printer, by company “Moment”, worked … Read More

THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE – WEEK 4

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Digital Marketing is the promotion of products or brands via one or more forms of electronic media. This week’s Speaker of The Week, Abdulaziz Bukhamseen, gave us a really informative talk, worthy of mentioning, about Digital Marketing. I, especially, could learn from this talk if I build my own startup. The early stages of a startup are very crucial, and … Read More

Test The Fastest Internet in Kuwait Event

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Last Tuesday, the VIVA Coded Academy held a special event in collaboration with FastTelco to test the fastest internet in Kuwait. The speed of the Internet provided via direct fiber optic connectivity by FastTelco got up to speeds exceeding 700 Mbps! We invited people from different realms of the tech world to pass by, grab a coffee from Caffeine coffee … Read More

THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE – WEEK 3

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This has been a very transforming week. We went from covering the basics of programming in detail, to deploying our own servers publicly accessible. We even have our own domains! Very soon you will be able to see our code in action. The next step in my book is to allow anybody to access my server through my domain. This … Read More

Speaker of the Week – StartupQ8 Monthly Event

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This week, the Speaker of the Week event at The VIVA Coded Academy was hosted in collaboration with StartupQ8, a community for everything startup in Kuwait. Every month, StartupQ8 hosts two speakers from the startup world to talk about some of the lessons and experiences they’ve went through, and talk about the startup they’re currently working on. For this event, … Read More

The Student Experience – Week 2

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The second week has topped the bottle on the first week perfectly. It was just the learning experience I needed to really get a grasp on some of the fundamentals we took on the first week. The instructor focused on getting the students who were lagging behind during the week up to speed. At the same time, he definitely did … Read More

Speaker of The Week – Dr. Yaser AlOsefer

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The VIVA Coded Academy had the immense pleasure of hosting from Saudia Arabia Dr. Yaser Alosefer on Wednesday July 5th as the first guest in the Academy’s Speaker of the Week series. The series comes as part of the Academy’s mission of continued education for the tech community in Kuwait. Dr. Alosefer is the foremost expert on cyber security, ethical … Read More

The Student Experience – Week 1

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Hello and welcome! My name is Mshary AlSharekh, I’m currently a student of Computer Science at Kuwait University, 20 years of age. Born and raised in Kuwait. I am very pleased to let you know that I will be writing a weekly blog for Coded about my experience in the bootcamp. I heard about Coded when I received an email … Read More