Vice President Joe Biden to visit St. Louis Friday

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Vice President Joe Biden will travel to St. Louis, Missouri this Friday. He will be speaking about LaunchCode.

The nonprofit is making a huge splash in the tech industry. The organization is offering free computer programming training to anyone interested in learning how to become a coder.

Coding is basically writing language to create apps, websites and computer software. Students that complete the four-month course are placed in paid apprenticeships or full-time jobs through LaunchCode, which was recently recognized by President Obama for its efforts.

Vice President Biden will be speaking in the Delmar Loop at around 10am.