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CodePen Is a Nearly Perfect Place for Kids to Learn to Code

Write JavaScript in your browser, friction-free

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If you’re a regular reader of this space, you know about my somewhat controversial opinion that JavaScript is a great first language for kids learning to code. It’s not because JavaScript is a great teaching language (it most certainly isn’t). It’s because the platform is ubiquitous —…

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Matthew MacDonald

Matthew MacDonald

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Teacher, coder, long-ago Microsoft MVP. Author of heavy books. Join Young Coder for a creative take on science and technology. Queries: matthew@prosetech.com