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 […]
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
Audrey Neveu, head of Devoxx4Kids France, gave recently an interview to Youmna Ovazza Read and Watch Audrey discussing “How to introduce children to programming” (in French): http://www.butter-cake.com/2016/03/07/initier-enfants-codage-interview-audrey-neveu-developpeuse/
On April 11 2015, after a successful Devoxx France conference, the Devoxx4Kids Team organized the Devoxx France Devoxx4Kids Event in Paris. 50 children attended it (amongst them, 38% were girls). They enjoyed programming Electronics (Arduino), Robotics (Thymio, Lego MindStorms, NAO) and games (Scratch, Minecraft). Pictures and video are available here. […]
Arun Gupta, Devoxx4Kids USA, talks about Devoxx4Kids at JavaLand 2015 during a Nighthacking session. How fun is to program Java for children, teenagers? Check the video !
Thierry Leboucq, head of Green Lab Center in Nantes (France) and also part of the French Devoxx4Kids Team in Nantes, explains why it is important to teach programming concepts to children. A TV Interview of FranceLive.FR
InfoQ did published an article about the upcoming Devoxx4Kids Brasil event in São Paulo, on March 7 and 8 2015. Read it here: http://www.infoq.com/br/news/2015/02/Devoxx4Kids-2015 Note: InfoQ is a practitioner-driven community news site focused on facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in professional software development.
Tom Scheirsen, from Oracle User Group Relationship, EMEA, shares his story about working with Devoxx4Kids (one of the interesting projects that Oracle is involved in 😉 ) Read more here: Enabling the Next Generation
Neelie Kroes, former European Commissioner for Digital Agenda and Vice-President of the European Commission, is explaining in the video how programming is exciting and fun. Great inspiration for our Devoxx4Kids children and, we hope, future Devoxxians.
This year, the biggest Oracle Conference (JavaOne and Oracle Open World) hosted a combined Devoxx4Kids/Oracle Academy event (JavaOne Kids Day) in San Francisco, on the Saturday before the official kickoff of JavaOne 2014. 136 children (43% girls, 57% boys) attended the event (amongst the 151 registered in total), happy to […]