Coder Dojo/13th October 2013

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8th Manchester CoderDojo
Location Sharp Project
Time 11:00-15:00
Previous 7th July 2013
Next 10th November 2013
Coder Dojo on 13th October 2013
Coder Dojo on 13th October 2013 at the Sharp Project. Minecraft (left), Web development from Mozilla (top right) and Python from CodeClub (bottom right). (Picture courtesy of Melissa Romaine from Mozilla)

Contents

Python

Beginners

We will be using the CodeClub Python introduction to draw things with Turtles. If you have not done very much Python programming, or none at all, then this is for you. More advanced users may be interested in using Python with Minecraft.

Minecraft

This session we will be programming Minecraft using the python program language. By the end of the session you should have your own server up and running on your laptop, be able to take it home and write a computer programs to automatically build things for you at the click of a button.

Get started here: Minecraft Python 1: First Program.

Scratch

Code Club activities

Mozilla

Come remix a music video, create your own sci-fi flick, design your own comic strip, and more! Using Mozilla's Webmaker tools like Popcorn Maker, Thimble, and X-Ray Goggles, you'll see the inner workings of the Internet, and make something original to share with your friends, family, and the wider world.

Physical Computing

Makey Makeys (SF to bring three)

Wordpress

Mike Little, the co-founder of WordPress, will take you through installing WordPress on your own server. He will run a brief introduction session to using WordPress, if anyone is interested, or can run a brief introduction to coding for WordPress.

Raspberry Pi

Ben Nuttall, the founder of Manchester Raspberry Jam will run a session on controlling LEDs with the Raspberry Pi GPIO using Scratch. All ages and abilities welcome. Bring your own Pi or use one of ours.

Young Rewired State

World premiere of Manchester video!

Demo of contag.io project (and others)

View on the website

See this past event on the Manchester CoderDojo website

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