Game Development and Coding for Children (90% OFF)

What if instead of just playing games and watching TV, your kids could actually make THEIR OWN games and animated stories?

This course is aimed for kids between 8 and 16 and they’ll learn how to make simple games, stories and animation using Scratch, a visual programming platform for children created by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Scratch makes it very simple for kids to understand basic coding concepts and to make their creations come true by just dragging and dropping elements and connecting them with each other. It is highly visual, interactive and fun!

The course is project-based, this means we’ll work though out actual examples that you can modify and play with afterwards.

  1. Cat in Desert
  2. Wizard Boy
  3. Zombie Farm
  4. Ocean Story
  5. Halloween Game

What your kids will learn in this course:

  • Using intuitive building blocks to visually craft simple web games, stories and animations.
  • Grasping programming concepts such as conditions and loops. Taught with a project-based methodology.
  • Make their creations interactive for the users.
  • Share their games and animations so that other people can play and modify them.
  • Most importantly, understand how simple it is to make their creative ideas a reality in today’s world.

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Videogame Development in Chile

On December 15th 2009, Alejandro Woywood made the initial invitation to create VG Chile. Now, almost four years after, this south american association brings together at least 80 video games created at Chile and has become an important and trustable source of innovation and creativity. VG Chile stands for “Video Game Chile” an Association of … Read moreVideogame Development in Chile

WordPress Plugin Development for Beginners

wordpress plugin development for beginners

Did you know that 20-30% of all websites on the Internet are powered by the WordPress platform?

One of the reasons behind the success of WordPress is it’s flexible Plugin system, which allows developers to give superpowers to any website on a modular and easy manner.

In this course we’ll cover the art and science of WordPress Plugin Development from scratch. By developing 8 simple plugins we will cover everything you need to know to be able to create awesome plugins that will run in most of the web.

By following the video lessons and having a play with the numerous downloadable examples you will get quite comfortable with the following topics:

  • Plugin basic structure and life cycle.
  • How to use filters and actions to have our code executed at the right moment.
  • Accessing posts through The Loop.
  • Creating your own shortcodes to give your users superpowers and allow them to save time.
  • How to add custom metadata to posts and users.
  • Widget creation from scratch.
  • Dashboard widgets.
  • How to create our own admin pages with global settings.
  • Using Ajax and external JavaScript libraries in our plugin. Including JQuery.
  • Task scheduling with Cron.
  • Creating custom tables to extend WordPress beyond your dreams.

No previous WordPress experience is required to take this course. Although we do need you to be familiar and have basic knowledge of PHP, MySQL and web development in general.

This course is taught by Pablo Farias Navarro, founder of Zenva (www.zenva.com) and Super Colegio (www.supercolegio.com). Just like all other Zenva courses, this course follows the methodology of learning by doing, where video lessons consist in live coding and students are encouraged to modify the course code and get started with their own projects from the very beginning.

If you’ve always wanted to create your own WordPress plugins or you need to learn how to do it quickly for work reasons, this is definitely the best way to go.

Don’t postpone your dreams, GET STARTED TODAY 🙂

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