Jane Austen book page
This article is for the English majors, the bookworms, the lovers of literature, and the people with humanities backgrounds who sometimes struggle with the question, "Do you ever use your liberal arts degree?" If you ever write code, the answer is yes.
3 comments Posted 6 Oct 2015 by Lacey Williams Henschel Feed
The availability of open source software has created an avalanche of opportunities for the tech industry, and so will coding-capable consumers. We look at areas where non-programmers can boost their productivity and improve the tech industry by learning to code.
8 comments Posted 15 Sep 2015 by Al Sweigart Feed
Community Moderator Don Watkins reviews Bryson Payne's "Teach Your Kids to Code," a book he says is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn to code.
0 comments Posted 7 Sep 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
Michael Taggart explains why learning Python is the best path for students after the usual learn-to-code activities.
1 comment Posted 4 Sep 2015 by Michael Taggart Feed
Top 5 articles of the week, green stars
In this week's Top 5, we highlight the best from the past week on topics like command-line email clients, Turtle graphics, a new My Linux Story, switching to HTTPS, and Imposter Syndrome.
1 comment Posted 21 Aug 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Open source code for a better food system, code with grass image
The Python Turtle graphics provide easy and fun ways to teach kids programming basics.
5 comments Posted 19 Aug 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
Teacher Horst Jens tests and reviews to learn-to-code sites: CodeCombat and Codewars.
3 comments Posted 30 Jul 2015 by Horst JENS Feed
Just as chemistry students learn not only chemistry but lab procedures and equipment, so too must meteorology students learn about the tools of their trade.
1 comment Posted 22 Jul 2015 by Ben Cotton Feed
Raspberry Pi and Python
The Raspberry Pi Foundation's Ben Nuttall shares why the Python programming language is such a popular choice for kids, educators, and Raspberry Pi aficionados alike.
0 comments Posted 6 Jul 2015 by Ben Nuttall Feed
A little bit of coding knowledge can let anyone write small scripts to do these tasks and save them hours (or weeks or months) of effort.
5 comments Posted 26 Jun 2015 by Al Sweigart Feed