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Lightbend donation to Devoxx4Kids initiative during Devoxx Belgium 2017

As part of the Devoxx Belgium steering member, I’m helping to setup this amazing conference. On Wednesday morning, I was preparing, together with my other steering friends, the registration setup and was mentally ready to break our scanning records of thousands of attendees when Stephan told me that I’ve had to […]

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Children learn to code.

After a successful Devoxx4Kids Paris 2017, InfoQ FR took the time to interview Audrey Neveu (@Audrey_Neveu) and Xavier Bourguignon (@xbourguignon). The interview (in French) is about teaching programming to younger generation, the Devoxx4Kids France origins, the available workshops, the role of parents, etc. The interview is available here: https://www.infoq.com/fr/news/2017/04/les-enfants-apprennent-a-coder


Devoxx France 2016 : Introducing children to programming one workshop at a time

During the latest Devoxx France (2016), the Devoxx4Kids France team and myself presented a session related to “Introducing children to programming, one workshop at a time”. There, we tried a new concept: the “Presentation 2.0” where Pepper, a humanoid robot from Aldebaran Robotics, did present, by itself, the Devoxx4Kids initiative to the […]