The Industrial Placement Experience

Every year, we take on paid industrial placement students for 12 months between the penultimate and final years of their undergraduate degrees. We look for Software Engineers that are passionate about learning and spreading knowledge. Whilst working at Web Applications UK, responsibilities across the entire software development cycle are covered. An industrial placement at Web…

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In Praise of the Raspberry Pi

We love the Raspberry Pi. This small, single-board computer roughly the size of a credit card may not look impressive at first sight, but its value in demystifying the world of computer programming cannot be underestimated. The best thing – particularly for me – is that you don’t need to be a software engineer to…

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The Importance of Teaching the Fundamentals of Programming

Today is Programming for Primaries Awareness Day and the beginning of British Science Week. We’re marking these events by reflecting on why we deliver coding sessions to primary schools and why it’s so important to learn IT skills in this ever-changing digital age. We’re passionate about closing the digital skills gap and one way we…

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O is for outstanding

Any regular browser of this blog would be able to tell you that we go to a lot of evening dos, and it’s true that we love a good party! One of our absolute favourites, though, is the annual ball for Kingfisher Community Special School at The White Hart, which took place on Saturday 21st. It was…

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Thinking Big at Hazel Grove Sixth

Here at Web Apps, we’re always keen to show our support to the next generation, and we were thrilled at the chance to take part in another O2 Think Big Event, in collaboration with Jonathan Beckett and the fantastic team he has assembled. Think Big are running workshops up and down the country, encouraging creative…

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