Why choose codeguppy.com when you have so many other coding sites?
codeguppy.com is specialy designed for kids with easy to follow tutorials written in a friendly language. Kids can choose whatever tutorial they want at their own pace. There are no quizes or milestones - just pure coding fun. By contrast, the majority of the other coding sites designed for adults are focused on career objectives.
Why learn coding?
Coding is an essential 21st century skill it is digital literacy. Many schools around the world already introduced coding as a mandatory curriculum activity. By learning to code you also improve your problem solving, math and spelling skills.
Why codeguppy.com is not using a visual blocks language?
Why teach graphics and games programming?
We are using graphics and games programming as ways to capture the attention and light the imagination of young coders. What else should we teach a 10 years old: how to develop boring bussiness applications? In addition to graphics and game programming we are also incorporating many math based curriculum activities.
What computer should I use to learn coding?
Our codeguppy.com environment is Web based. Is running on any modern browser on most PCs and tablets. However, when coding, we strongly recomment to use a computer with a physical keyboard and mouse such as a Chromebook, Windows PC or Mac. Coding requires to input many strange symbols that are very difficult to find and enter using a screen based keyboard.
What is the minimum age for codeguppy.com?
codeguppy.com tutorials are designed for kids as young as 13! And even younger kids can have fun typing simple programs together with their parents! Don't forget that adults can have fun too with codeguppy.com -- especially if you are into game coding.
Can I create my own programs with codeguppy.com?
Yes! On codeguppy.com we are offering unlimited space to create and store personal programs that you can share with others. You can code new programs from scratch, if you prefer so, or by starting from other programs found in tutorials or shared by friends.
Do you allow game reskinning and remixing?
Yes! We encourage you to remix the programs and games from this site and then share your versions with family and friends. We also provide a library of backgrounds and assets so you can easily reskin any game. Check-out these screen captures
for examples of reskinned games.
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What makes the codeguppy.com platform special?
Why learning through games and creative programming?
Games and animations are the first type of applications that a kid encounters on either personal computers or mobile devices. Therefore kids are very motivated to create and share their own games with friends and family.
Can I use CodeGuppy to teach coding in class?
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