Resources

Southwest Coder Dojo


Southwest Coder Dojo is a member of Coder Dojo International, an organization of free, volunteer-led coding clubs. We were founded to provide introductory coding experiences for youth and teens (ages 11-18). Our volunteer mentors are software developers and software industry professionals from the Twin Cities.

Register with Hennepin County Library to attend our Dojo events. Tickets are free, but seats are limited. No experience in programming required. Remember to bring your laptop!


Resources: Online Coding Tutorials 

General Assembly Dash
Dash teaches HTML, CSS and Javascript through fun online projects.

Codecademy
Learn to code interactively in HTML, CSS, Javascript, Python, Ruby, PHP and more.

Code.org: Hour of Code
Watch this tutorial and create your own Flappy Bird game.

MIT App Inventor
Beginner-friendly tutorials to learn the basics of programming apps for Android.

Khan Academy
Interactive online courses in JavaScript, HTML/CSS, and SQL.

Microsoft Virtual Academy
Learn C# for beginners

.NET Academy
Introduction to C# beginner course

Unity 3D 
Coding in Unity for the absolute beginner

Quick Unity Tutorial
Learn to create games in Unity for Android in 7 minutes.

W3 Schools
A complete web reference for HTML, CSS and JavaScript (and much more) with examples and demos

Lynda.com
An online learning service that has thousands of videos to teach beginner, intermediate and advanced skills (library card required)

Mozilla Thimble
Choose a remix project to practice your HTML, CSS, JS skills.