We want to honour the contributions of coders and programmers so that we can encourage future generations of technology professionals to participate in building the future of the UAE."

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

Falling on the 29th October every year, “UAE Codes” day celebrates and honours coders and programming professionals in advancing the nation’s vision for accelerating the growth and transformation of the digital economy. Driven by the impetus of the National Program for Coders, “UAE Codes” day highlights the critical role that coders play in leapfrogging society into the future.

UAE'S JOURNEY OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

YEAR Event
2001
Establishment of E-Government
2003
Establishment of TDRA
2013
Smart Government
2015
FEDNET
2016
UAE PASS
2018
EMIRATES DIGITAL WALLET
2018
UAE AI STRATEGY
2021
NATIONAL PROGRAM FOR CODERS
2022
UAE DIGITAL ECONOMY STRATEGY

Goal:

The highest number of coders per capita in the world

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One Line of Code

UAE Codes, everyone codes!

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Margaret Hamilton stands next to a stack of Apollo Guidance Computer source code (1969)

Margaret Hamilton, an American software engineer that developed flight software for NASA’s Apollo program.

Image: NASA 

Moon Landing

Margaret's code helped humanity set foot on the moon!

Image: NASA 

The world’s first computer bug was an actual real bug!

On September 9, 1947, a team of computer scientists found a moth in the computer’s hardware, which was disrupting the electronics of the computer. Thus the name “debugging” becoming a major part of coding today.

THE UAE HAS

10+ UNICORNS

[a startup company with a value of over $1 billion]

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An idea and a computer is all it takes!

Participants

Ministry of Health : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Ministry of Defence : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Ministry of Culture and Youth : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Ministry of Economy : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Ministry of Community Development : Brand Short Description Type Here.
National Service : Brand Short Description Type Here.
FANR : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Ministry of Education : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Federal Authority for Government Human Resources : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Centre : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Dubai Knowledge : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Dubai Digital : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Dubai Media Inc : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Public Prosecution : Brand Short Description Type Here.
DP World : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Dubai Municipality : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Ajman Finance Dept : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Ajman Transport Authority : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Ajman Economic Department : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Department of Digital Ajman : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Ajman Free Zone : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Ajman X : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Public Prosecution Department : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Government of RAK : Brand Short Description Type Here.
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RAKEZ : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Environment Protection & Development Authority : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Smart Umm Al Quwain : Brand Short Description Type Here.
AI Everything : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Zayed University : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Higher Collage of Technology : Brand Short Description Type Here.
American School of Creative Science : Brand Short Description Type Here.
University of Sharjah : Brand Short Description Type Here.
American University of RAK : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Etisalat : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Al Bayan : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Dell Technologies : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Le Wagon : Brand Short Description Type Here.
accenture : Brand Short Description Type Here.
Huawei : Brand Short Description Type Here.
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