A child starts learning to read and write at age 5. Why can’t they start learning to program then, too? I am making Isla, a first programming language for young children. The accompanying environment is called Storytime and lets a child use Isla to write text adventures.Read more
This guest post comes from Duana Saskia Stanley, an Australian enjoying life as a software engineer at SoundCloud in Berlin. She spent an awesome 3 years before that working as a consultant developer at ThoughtWorks where she learnt heaps about Agile Software Development and Continuous Delivery. She coaches at the RailsGirls workshops in Berlin and looks forward to a future of more women in software engineering. She is a generalist who learns foreign languages for fun and beginner electronics to better understand the world software is based on.