Posts By: jonny

Python : Hello World

This short exercise will cover topics relevant to GCSE computing including: Variables Data Types User Input Log in (or register) at Create a ‘New Repl’ Then choose ‘Python 3’ as the language Type the following code into the left pane: name = input(“What is your name ?”) print(“Hello ” + name) Then click the… Read more »

Python Programming Without Installing

If you would like to try Python programming without installing Python or an IDE on your own computer you can log in to, type your code and run it – all from within your web browser.  

CoderDojo GCSE Python Session

There will be CoderDojo session on Saturday in Newry Library 11am – 1pm exclusively concentrating on Python for GCSE level so 14-16 years old. I’ll have my son with me who is struggling with that stuff so if anyone else wants to cover some of the stuff important at GCSE level come along. After that… Read more »

August 2017 Session at Newry Library

The next Coder Dojo is scheduled for Saturday 5th August 2017 in Newry Library on Hill Street. We’ll return to Niall Clarke’s in a few weeks and there is still scope for other locations (thanks John Ford) when we get time to sort that out. If I can confirm some other mentors we may increase… Read more »

July Coder Dojo

Thanks to Niall Clarke Oils on the Belfast Road for hosting the July Newry Coder Dojo on Saturday. Thanks also to all the mentors Eddie, Jordan, Conall and Paul Smith with his Raspberry Pi / Sonic Pi Vegetable Drum Kit ! That one can only be explained by seeing it in action. My job for… Read more »

July 2017 Session at Niall Clarke’s 24 Garage

Please note the location of the July session is Niall Clarke’s 24 hour garage on the Belfast Road. Hopefully this gives us the ability to play with App Inventor a little more and use the AI2 Companion App. Please bring along an Android device if you can get your hands on one. Book on Event… Read more »

Coolest Projects

The Coder Dojo Coolest Projects showcase takes place this Saturday 17th June in the RDS in Dublin. I don’t think I can make it but Eddie is going in case anyone else is interested. Tickets available on their website:

June CoderDojo Session

There was a low turn-out for the April session possibly due to the Easter holidays¬† so hoping to get things back on track. I had asked the Library for 13th May 2017 and that date was initially good but something came up so after a little discussion the next suitable date for the Library is… Read more »

January 2017 Tickets Available

Slots for the January 7th 2017 Coder Dojo session are now available on Event Brite here.¬† We have also had a request to do a coding session for A-Level age from a St Paul’s student so if interested please let us know.