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Code Like a Girl: Rad Tech Projects and Practical Tips

Code Like a Girl: Rad Tech Projects and Practical Tips

Introduces readers to coding with projects and step-by-step intructions.

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ISBN 9781524713898
Barcode 9781524713898
Published 13 August 2019 by Alfred A. Knopf
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Peskowitz, Miriam
Availability Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781524713898
ISBN-10 1524713899
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf
Imprint Alfred A. Knopf
Publication Date 13 August 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Peskowitz, Miriam
Category Reference
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 191mm
Height: 254mm
Weight 567g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Computer programming - Juvenile literature, Coding theory - Juvenile literature, Computers and women - Juvenile literature
NBS Text Reference & Home Learning
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 005.13082
Catalogue Code 949230

Description of this Book

Welcome to Code Like a Girl, where you'll get started on the adventure of coding with cool projects and step-by-step tips, from the co-author of the bestselling The Daring Book for Girls. Coding is about creativity, self-expression, and telling your story. It's solving problems and being curious, building things, making the world a better place, and creating a future. It's about you: whoever you are, wherever you're at, whatever you want. Nearly everything you encounter on a screen is made from code. You see, with code you can have an idea and put it into action: it's your voice and your vision. From the outside, tech and code may seem puzzling and mysterious, but when you get through the door and past the first few beginner steps and your code starts to work, it feels like magic. In this book, you'll learn how to: - Code with Scratch--projects like making a dog walk through the park, sending your friend a card, and devising a full-scoring game! - Build your own computer--really! - Create your own digital fortune-teller, with the Python language. - Make your own smartphone gloves. - Make light-up bracelets. - Code a motion sensor that tells you when someone enters your room. - And lots more!

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Miriam Peskowitz is the co-author of The Daring Book for Girls. She is the mother of two girls, and has been a camp counselor, a historian, a blogger, a musician, and a professor. She is the author of several books, including The Truth Behind the Mommy Wars. Follow her on Twitter at @miriampeskowitz.

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