Girl Geek Dinners

Author's details

Name: Girl Geek Dinners
Date registered: November 5, 2009

Biography

Girl Geek Dinners are events for anyone with a passion and depth of knoledge in a subject area. They are aimed at Women but are not exclusively attended by women, men are invited to attend by ladies already attending the event. One invite per person.

Latest posts

  1. Kid’s Ruby — July 14, 2012
  2. Scratch — June 15, 2012
  3. Learn Python The Hard Way — June 15, 2012
  4. Codecademy — June 15, 2012

Author's posts listings

Jul 14

Kid’s Ruby

kidsruby-help

Kids Ruby is basically the newer version of Hackety Hack, with a few more lessons and instructions on how to build games using Ruby. Go to Kids Ruby!

Jun 15

Scratch

Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art. It uses a mainly visual interface, that allows users to create a program without much typing, which makes it suitable for younger children. It’s free to download and runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux! Go …

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Jun 15

Learn Python The Hard Way

Emphasises precision, attention to detail, and persistence. Embraces the “learning by doing” aspect of coding – you read a little about what you are supposed to code, then type in the code, fix errors until it works, then find out what it is you were doing and why. Very good explanations and a good sense …

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Jun 15

Codecademy

Good web-based tool to learn to code from the beginning. Allows users to register and collect “rewards” for completed exercises which adds a lot of fun and makes it quite motivating. Requires a bit of reading and patience, so suitable for older children and adults. Go to Codecademy