The city of Chicago wants to introduce its students to coding by expanding its use of Apple’s “Everyone Can Code” program in K-12 and community colleges. A collaboration with the Mayor’s Office, Chicago Public Schools, City Colleges of Chicago and local businesses and non-profit organizations will help introduce almost 500,000 young people to coding beginning this year. Those students will learn how to work with Swift, a programing language developed by Apple that has been used to create apps for Airbnb, KAYAK, TripAdvisor and Yelp.

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