Search results for community content release

Community Content Release: The Multilingual Artist

14 November 2017 · by Ciara McHugh

Unleash your inner artist with a range of different technologies and languages. You don’t need to be a musician or a painter to make a masterpiece with code. What will you create today?   Introduction to Processing (Dutch) Processing is a language designed for combining code and visual art, a digital sketchbook. Learn how to to fill your canvas with lines, colour, shapes and even music with the CoderDojo Belgium’s Introkaarten, written by Kurt De Vocht. Start here for a quick intro and guide to getting set up with Processing.   The JavaScript Artist (Dutch, English,… Read More

Community Content Release: The Scratch Game Challenge

14 November 2017 · by Ciara McHugh

Take learning to the next level by starting to solve problems with code! If you want something more challenging to do in Scratch than step-by-step instructions then I’ve got just the thing here. Created by CoderDojo Dun Laoghaire, these challenges can provide inspiration for advanced Ninjas who want to make a game in Scratch but don’t know what game. They give just enough pointers to get you thinking but leave the hard work (also knows the implementation details) to the coder. How you choose to write the code is up to you!   Tic-Tac-Toe Two players take turns to place an X… Read More

Community Content Release: Hardware projects to improve your life

19 October 2017 · by Ciara McHugh

This week I present you with more hardware projects from CoderDojo York!   Plant Moisture Monitor (Arduino) Remembering to water the plants is a problem faced by many. Personally I find it hard to know when some of them need watering too. Well, thanks to technology these things need worry us no more! The Arduino was designed especially to let you program things like sensors. With this resource you learn how to use a moisture sensor and program an Arduino to flash to tell you when your plant needs watering. If you really want to go all out… Read More

Community Content Release: Spanish Resources!

10 October 2017 · by Ciara McHugh

Hola! Today I bring you some resources all in Spanish! Unfortunately I do not speak Spanish myself so I am writing this in English ?   Python Write a program to request and analyse traffic information about the M30 route. Get started with programming Minecraft using the API. See many more example programs on GitHub   App Inventor Check out the very comprehensive guide to App Inventor for beginners.   The above resources are all from ?? CoderDojo España ??. Check out the Kata Español page for more!   Would you like to contribute?… Read More

Community Content Release: Getting Creative

11 September 2017 · by Ciara McHugh

Looking for something different to try at your Dojo? Look no further! From storytelling to making music with code, you can really get the creative juices flowing with these resources by our wonderful volunteers.   Storytelling with Twine Twine is a program that you can use to write interactive stories where the reader chooses what happens! It’s great for all levels and ages: you can create a simple story without writing any code, but you can also use CSS and JavaScript to extend your stories and design how they look. Twine is open source and free to use. Read More

Community Content Release: A-Maze-ing Scratch Tips

28 August 2017 · by Ciara McHugh

Scratch continues to be one of the most popular choices for Ninjas to learn to code. This fine collection of resources will give you loads of Scratch skills to add to your tool belt, all thanks to the dedicated volunteers of CoderDojo.   Maze Game & Blocks Cheat Sheet Make a maze in Scratch and learn about the blocks that are useful for making games with this handy one-page guide by CoderDojo Dun Laoghaire! It shows you what blocks you’ll need for what bits of any game.     Coding Logic Warren Gill, a mentor at the Quarryvale… Read More