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5.19.2015

my blog template "code" is wonky. i customized my blog "skin" 10 years ago in 2004 using code snippets from webmonkey, before iPads, smartphones + Google's Chrome browser existed. Blogger has even changed to a new template code platform + a kind Googler invited me to the GooglePlex to help me recreate my template  on Google's new template platform, but i stubbornly cling to my DIY code. i like to customize things. most of my blogpals jumped the blogspot ship years ago (even Blogher is sponsored by wordpress + gives workshops on wordpress at Blogher conferences). I can't figure out the code, on Google's blogger website + forums, to change my custom template mobile view colors + style CSS, or how to fix my template code to display across all browsers + devices uniformly. 

No Starch Press sent me 2 coding books to review "How to Build Your Own Website" (WordPress based--not right for me) +  "Javascript for Kids" (perfect for me, plus in the resources it says to learn HTML, CSS, + JavaScript free online at Codeacademy + mozilla developers). Microsoft Stores are also offering kids coding camps i can send mod*tot too, Apple store probably has learn to code Apps, so that's what i'm going to do, to see if i can get my vintage code blogspot up to date.

at MakerFaire, i was the guest of Tynker kids coding company, which teaches code with pre-coded graphical interface buttons to customize games. mod*tot has used Tynker at school for "day of code" but i wanted to see what it was all about. They debuted coding your own toys + other hardware controlled via iPad app like a remote control.
Tynker: "students learn fundamental programming concepts like events, variables, loops, + functions, + principles of computational thinking. Once proficient, they can seamlessly transition to Javascript coding - within the Tynker learning system. Tynker provides a game-like environment for kids to create their own games + animated projects, while learning to code along the way. Filled with challenges, badges + unfolding storylines, kids are engaged in hands-on creation as they build knowledge of programming basics. Kids’ creations are real web apps that can run in any browser – as kids gain programming experience, they can use Tynker’s powerful development tools to create any apps they want. With Tynker, kids can learn + be creative at the same time."

i always look for ways to expose us to creative + educational resources. school's almost out, we hope to make a summer camp with an HP Sprout touch smart, which has a projector, scanner, touchmat :D

we can use the HP Sprout standard apps to learn piano, edit movies, make books, design art projects, + access code academy + web monkey + mozilla + tech museum + computer history museum + the library +
Tynker + Apple store + chroniclebooks + noStarchPress



















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