Learning to Code – Weeks 14 till the end I’m lagging behind in my posting here as my learning to code was to help me initiate another project I had in mind. I have now started this other project (www.teen-code.com) which – quite logically – is now taking most of my time ! However to complete… Continue reading Learning to Code – Ruby & Rails
How do you teach kids to code? What works, what doesn’t? In terms of tools, programs, pedagogy… I had the pleasure to interview Audrey Neveu, software developer and co-organiser of the French edition of Devoxx4Kids. Audrey has an extensive experience teaching kids to code, be it through the Devoxx events or a year-long program she… Continue reading Teaching Kids To Code: Interview with Audrey Neveu from Devoxx4Kids
100 days after I started learning to code, I settled down to reflect on what I had learned till now, where were the difficulties and how was I reacting to the program and to the pedagogy I was exposed to.
End of Cycle 1 : HTML & CSS Week 8 was the last week of the HTML/CSS cycle. It was about forms, and it was a relief after the Bootstrap headache. Not that forms cannot be complicated, but getting the basics is quite accessible, I could even add a simple contact form to my resume without… Continue reading Learning to Code – Week 8
Women represent less than 10% of developers worldwide, at least in most developed countries (which are those with the worst figures when it comes to gender equality in IT by the way!). In app development, it’s even worse : when Technovation was founded 6 years ago, they estimated that only 4% of app developers were women.… Continue reading Code Girls by Technovation
10 days ago I took my two eldest to a Coder Dojo session in Paris. Coder Dojo is a volunteer-led initiative to teach children how to code. Founded in 2011 in Ireland, it is now a global movement of community based programming clubs for young people. How does it work ? It was our first participation,… Continue reading Coder Dojo Paris