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The Nature of Code

The Nature of Code
Hello! By browsing the table of contents on your left, you can read the entire text of this book online for free, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License. Start reading the introduction now! If you like this book, please consider supporting it via the links below: Please submit corrections to the book on my Nature of Code GitHub repo. Bug reports for the site and online purchasing system can be reported on GitHub as well. Thanks everyone! Copyright © 2012 by Daniel Shiffman This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License. All of the book’s source code is licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This book was generated by the Magic Book Project. Editor Shannon Fry Illustrations Zannah Marsh Cover Design David Wilson Interior Design Web Site Design Steve Klise Evan Emolo Index

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How to teach coding and programming From playing about with animations to designing computer games, teaching coding in schools lends itself to plenty of fun learning activities. The topic was introduced last year as part of the new information communication technology (ICT) curriculum, to equip students with the skills they’ll need for the future workplace. So this week on the Guardian Teacher Network we’ve been exercising our digital logic to bring together a selection of ideas and resources about teaching computer programming and coding.

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Javascript For Designers: Getting on Your Feet Fast Aug 04 2009 Web designers are a special breed – we’re one of a small group of professionals that actively seeks out to improve ourselves and our craft through any means possible. This generally means on our own, from each other, and through an awful lot of ‘guess, test and revise.’ Web design isn’t for the faint of heart or those with any fear of failure. 7 Online Tools to Make Custom Learning Games (No Coding Required!) By Elizabeth Kahn It is a fact that even in the 21st century, students need to study and review information they’ve been taught in class. In fact, many scientific studies have asserted that learning doesn’t take place without repetition.

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