Code with Python: From beginner to innovator in 12 months
What is Python? Python is a high-level, general-purpose computer programming language. It has been used in many popular applications: YouTube, DropBox, Google, Quora, Instagram, BitTorrent, Spotify, and Reddit. In this course, you can use Python to program computer games, animations, dynamic websites, development boards and…
Creativity + Curiosity = Coding
I recently listened to a Tim Ferriss’ interview of Karlie Kloss on his podcast ‘The Tim Ferriss Show’ . I really loved how Kloss describes coding as a language for creative expression and a powerful enterprise tool that enables and empowers. For those of you who…
Coding is just like baking a cake
Coding is just like baking a cake. We look at the six fundamental concepts of coding — sequencing, looping, branching, arithmetic, data storage, and data in/data out — in the context of baking a cake.
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Are you struggling to keep your kids occupied during the school holidays?
Are you struggling to keep your kids occupied during the school holidays? It’s the middle of the school holidays, you’re supposed to be at work and the kids have all this spare time. This can be a tricky time for working parents. It’s not always…
Glossary for New Scratchers
Compared to a lot of other programming languages, Scratch has quite a gentle learning curve. Still, getting started can be a little bit of a doozy if you’ve had zero prior experience with the kind of terminology used in programming. To help you out a bit, we’ve compiled a glossary of terms for new Scratchers!
Make the holidays fun and stress-free with Holiday Hackafun
The school holidays are fast approaching. Betty has a lot of deadlines and needs to arrange vacation care for the kids. She feels a little guilty about not being able to spend time with them, as well as making sure they do something worthwhile and…
So much fun at Robotronica
This year’s Robotronica at the Queensland University of Technology revealed some of the latest developments and trends within the field of robotics. Elnaz gives her account of the event, where she bore witness to a variety of demonstrations, workshops, games, and discussions that were informative, inspiring, and surprising in many ways!
Is it really “just” a theory?
Climate change, evolution, plate tectonics, gravity. What do these things all have in common? They’re often called “just theories” by critics and in a way, they’re right! All of these things, including gravity, are “just” theories, scientific theories. However, what naysayers don’t understand is what exactly is a scientific theory? So, let’s get into it.
Use GameMaker to make your own game in 2 Days!
GameMaker Studios is a game development environment that targets those who are interested in game development, but don’t know where to get started, or don’t have the technical expertise to make it a reality. Become a Game Maker in 2 days these school holidays!