With back-to-school in full swing, we wanted to share some links and important news about upcoming events..
CoderDojo #26 – 18th October 2015
Not quite our usual “second Sunday” – but tickets available:
- First wave – Saturday 26th September at 5pm
- Second wave – Sunday 4th October at 5pm
HackManchester Jnr – 26 & 27 October 2015
We’re excited to be involved with HackManchester – the first time this event has been opened to coders aged under 18.
The idea? Form teams of up to four and work together in response to various challenges. Build “something” together and present it to the judges the next day… where prizes will be awarded!
This event should be great. We’re really keen to see CoderDojo regulars at the Science Museum for this – particularly those have a little more experience of coding and making…
Learn: Fun Programming
We took a little look at Processing at the last CoderDojo - Anthony recommended this for followup
Code: Hello Processing
Another Processing resource
Do: pgzero on the RPi
We might be interested in trying this at the next Dojo...
Try: Dash & Dot
If anyone manages to get hold of these, please bring them along!
Try: New MIntetest
Latest version released on 20 August
Try: Open source alternatives to Minecraft
Alongside Minetest, there's a whole range of others...
This week's featured image
It was great to see so many new and familiar faces at CoderDojo 25 in September. Many thanks to the team from Sharp Futures for also dressing the venue with these flags – bunting for our “silver jubilee” Dojo!