What do you want to be when you grow up?
Wow, what a daunting question this is, even if you’re a grownup. Let’s rephrase. What ideas do you want to train on? What if you wanted to design a game for everyone to play? Does this mean you go through working towards a Software Engineer? You might be asking; do you have to know how to program to be a software engineer? Yes. But, you don’t have to be a Software Engineer to know programming. You can still design a functional game that people want to play. Let’s talk a little more about programming, we first need to know what it is. Computer programming is when you write code and design software to build something you want the computer to execute. Essentially, you are the boss of the machine. You give it instructions to perform specific ways. When you give it instructions, you have to code it using a computer’s language. Pretend you get a text message from a friend that says: こんにちはと言ってください。
If you don’t speak or understand the language, you might be thinking to yourself what are you saying? You might even go to google translate, ask a friend or respond with a question mark. But if you know how to read Japanese then you might text back: こんにちは or Kon’nichiwa.
Let’s say you received this text instead: Please say hello. Then you know to text back “hello” if you can read English. In relation to programming, computers have their own languages and each language has its own features. In Python’s case, it would be like typing: print (‘hello’)
Then, using a Python software such as repl.it, the computer output would be hello.
So now the question is, which programming language do you want to learn? Well, this depends on your career goals and the work you want to do. There are over hundreds of languages you can learn; these are examples of our top few best to guide you based on your career goals, which are also widely used.
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These languages may look difficult to learn, but they don’t have to be.
Children as young as 7 years old learn to code. At Kids Innovative, we show fun ways of coding by having a goal in mind.
People tend to be more focused on building something, whether it is a game, animation or robotics, which allow them to learn coding in order to make their project work. For beginners, we use the drag-and-drop block code approach which has different colours to distinguish its features. Some of the software we use are Scratch, micro:bit, and code.org for beginners. For those looking for a challenge, we offer Python courses, 3D Design on Blender, and Lua through RobloxStudio.
We also provide workshops in schools, community centres and online. Institutions and businesses can contact us to request a workshop: firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out our coding programs here.