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Installing wordpress manually

21 September 2012 · by [email protected]

This is just a quick tutorial on how to install WordPress manually. 1.    Download the latest version of WordPress from WordPress.org. 2.    Create a MySQL database in H-Sphere. Log into H-Sphere and click on MySQL Server under the heading databases. Click add a database. Call database… Read More

Camara Ireland – More Info

20 September 2012 · by [email protected]

After the recent post about laptops from Camara Ireland lots of Dojos have been asking questions about who we are and what we do….so here’s some answers! Camara Ireland operates as a social enterprise and aims to deliver high quality education through technology and training to schools and community… Read More

Five Deadly Sins of Coding

20 September 2012 · by Alexw

(1)    Do not use images, code or music that you didn’t create!   Stuff you find on the internet is not stuff you can use in games – you need to be creative and make your own images, code or music (or get written permission). Being an artist, coder… Read More

Camara Laptops

17 September 2012 · by CoderDojo

Camara Ireland supports Coderdojo by supplying extremely cheap refurbished laptops for kids in need of some good quality hardware. The basic process is: 1. Parents or volunteers send orders to [email protected] (€114.00 including pp in box of 5 or €125 in a box of 1) 2. Laptop champion (currently Gail… Read More

What I want to Talk about at the Conference

11 September 2012 · by jamesc

As a mentor it is great fun to notice the different learning styles.  It is a challenge to adapt to them. In Dublin we have children who are fanatic gamers.  Minecraft is by far the most popular game.  The idea of getting behind the games and modifying the Java source… Read More

Awesome Newsletter 10th September 2012

10 September 2012 · by CoderDojo

This Newsletter is sent to a small group of people who have specifically requested it, mainly focused on the NSC in Cork. Feel free to redistribute, copy, change and generally spread around the news. Remember ‘be cool’ and have a good week. Regards Lindsay Bill & James keep it… Read More

WeForest.org Gamification

29 August 2012 · by willcg

WeForest.org is a reforestation organization founded by Bill Liao that accepts donations from people and companies for planting trees near the equator. Programmers are needed to work on a project that will gamify the way that people can donate money to the site. Anyone who’s interested in getting… Read More

Graphic Recordings of the Dublin Meet

21 August 2012 · by CoderDojo

Last weekend there was some fantastic discussion, and the best bits where recorded by a graphic facilitator into these three montages.       There is a commentary on the three charts here. http://coderdojodublin.com/experience/chart-1-more-of-the-magic/ http://coderdojodublin.com/experience/chart-2-quality-systems/ http://coderdojodublin.com/experience/chart-3-whats-best-for-the-kids/… Read More

Coderdojo Awesome News 20th August 2012

21 August 2012 · by CoderDojo

This newsletter was supposed to go out yesterday, but there is such a huge amount of news it is difficult to keep up. So the sooner we get some down on paper or email the better. So I will start at the beginning and progress in date order. As always… Read More