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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 on Opensource.com
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.
4 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.
6 comments Posted 26 Jun 2015 by Al Sweigart Feed
Whether you are a software developer or you have no programming background, these six practical tips will help you teach kids how to program.
8 comments Posted 18 Jun 2015 by Al Sweigart Feed
No swimming sign with alligator biting it
Patience and empathy are the basis of good documentation, much as they are the basis for being a decent person. Here's a how-to for creating better open source project docs, which can help your users and grow your community.
24 comments Posted 14 May 2015 by Rich Bowen (Red Hat) Feed

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