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Get Coding

Written by Young Rewired State

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Published in association with Young Rewired State, a worldwide community of digital-makers aged eighteen and under, this book sets out to teach children how to code, and to show them how exciting coding can be. By the end, children will have learned how to write a programme in the three most important programming languages: HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Designed as a game in which kids use their new coding skills to help characters Professor Bairstone and Dr Day protect the valuable Monk Diamond it's lots of fun, and there are clear step-by-step instructions, regular checklists and lots of opportunities to practise what you’ve learned. A practical, useful and well-thought-out guide. ~ Andrea Reece

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Get Coding by Young Rewired State

In a fun and accessible way the book teaches you the basic concepts of coding or computer programming. In simple, bite-size chunks learn how to write the code to build your very own website using HTML, CSS and Javascript. Young Rewired State is the leading worldwide community of digital makers aged 18 and under, and this book is essential reading for anyone who wants to learn the basics of computer programming and how to write their own code.

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With no knowledge at all you could produce webpages in a matter of hours. You'll be writing code in a matter of minutes. The explanations are gloriously simple and straightforward and there are even online resources if you get stuck. The steps are very easy and you start seeing rewards straight away - there's no toiling away for hours only to find that there's still really nothing to see. This has been written by people who understand how children's minds work - and a lot of adults too! [...] It's all great stuff and I can't think of a better way to get kids started on coding. I just wish I'd had this sort of opportunity when I was nine! The Bookbag A hot topic is introduced in this fabulously informative textbook for junior coders (and adults looking for a simple introduction!) [...] Basic coding skills and clean step-by-step explanations make this a thorough workbook to help enthusiasts teach themselves an exciting new skill. IBW Children's Book Guide, The Bookseller This book goes into a lot more detail than many others I have seen, so it gives excellent coverage. Parents in Touch Learning is through completing six 'missions

've read, this would be a useful addition to your library, primary or secondary. SLA'

About the Author

Young Rewired State is a worldwide community of digital makers aged 18 and under. We introduce them to like-minded peers, and expert mentors, at free events around the world, where they use freely available open data to build apps, websites and algorithms to solve real world challenges.

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Format

Paperback
208 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Young Rewired State
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

5th May 2016

ISBN

9781406366846

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