For the sixth year running, Google Code-in is offering the chance for pre-university students (age 13-17) to get their feet wet in computer science by working on tasks created by 14 open source organizations. These tasks allow kids to work on real software projects with the help of mentors in the field, perfect for the novice coder. During the seven weeks of Code-in, kids get to choose the tasks that interest them and then work on projects covering “documentation, coding, training, research, quality assurance, user interface and outreach tasks.” Each task has at least one assigned mentor and encompasses several fields, including:…

This story continues at The Next Web
Source: The Next Web


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here