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Silicon Valley Code Camp: Hackathon 4 Kids

Silicon Valley Web Builder

Sunday, November 9, 2008 from 1:15 PM to 4:15 PM (PST)

Los Altos Hills, CA

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This is our first attempt to offer FREE public session for developer parents who wish to bring their kids to learn how to code and create web application and content. The event is scheduled for Nov 9 Sun 1:15pm-4:15pm.

Give-away Prizes: Sponsored by RockYou and others

Speakers:
Doug Ricket, Map Engineer from Google
Marzia Niccolai, App Engine Engineer from Google


Date: 11/9/08 Sun
Time: 1:15pm-4:15pm
Location: Foothill College Campus
Address: 12345 El Monte Road Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Parking: Parking Lot 5
Website: http://www.siliconvalley-codecamp.com

We are asking that the adults accompanying kids at the Hackathon register as Code Camp participants here: http://siliconvalley-codecamp.com/Register.aspx

1:15PM Sunday
Hackathon 4 Kids: Hands-on with the Google Maps API
Doug Ricket

"Join engineers from the Google Maps team for a hands-on tutorial inside the Google Maps API.  We'll start with embedding map images in your web page, and learn how to add interaction to build a full-fledged application, from points and lines to geocoding and driving directions.  Participants should bring a laptop to write code at the session!  Recommended for ages 13-18, or younger with computer experience and parental accompaniment."

2:45PM Sunday
Hackathon 4 kids: Building Your First Google App Engine App
Marzia Niccolai

"Marzia Niccolai will run through all the basics of Google App Engine -- build your app in the cloud! We'll go over everything from beginner Python, to building a simple app from beginning to deployment.
Recommended for ages 13-18, or younger with computer experience and parental accompaniment."

Benefits:
•    Expose your kids to web programming
*    Get them building fun projects with web services
*    Have fun pair programming with your kids

Who Should Attend
•    Parents with curious, technologically savvy kids
•    Anyone who wants to get started in JavaScript and Python
•    Anyone wishes to learn about the Google Maps API or Google App Engine

What You Will Learn
•    Crash courses in JavaScript and Python
•    How to use the Google Maps API in JavaScript
•    How to build your first Google App Engine app

You should have:

  • Your laptop with charger
  • A Google account

Consider to bring (Optional):

  • Your laptop with charger
  • Google Account

Silicon Valley Code Camp
http://www.siliconvalley-codecamp.com

Directions to CodeCamp at Foothill College
Computers Technology and Information Systems
Foothill College
12345 El Monte Road (Parking Lot 5)
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

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Foothill College
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

Sunday, November 9, 2008 from 1:15 PM to 4:15 PM (PST)


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