Latest Videos & Blog Posts
July 24, 2016
In this video, I use the fantabulous example of Pokémon Go, to illustrate key app development principles. Here you go:
July 20, 2016
Hi! I got this question today: Stefan, could you make a video about the future of IT industry? Many people say, that programmers are gonna disappear pretty soon as artificial intelligence will be able to solve programming tasks. What is your opinion? My answer: AI has problems with figuring out context in a sentence – …
June 13, 2016
Just watching the WWDC, and Apple has a new app coming out that will allow students to learn Swift on the iPad. They’ve solved the keyboard issue as well – now you have direct access to code important keys.
May 24, 2016
I put out a ‘learning web development’ video every so often, because WHAT you need to learn changes over time. Here is the video for 2016-17:
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April 14, 2016
To get the best outcomes with students (and yourself!), here are my top 3 code teaching tips:
1- Write real code, not ‘lego’ code.
2- Use real coding tools, not code simulators.
3- Build real projects from start to finish.
1. Write real code, not ‘lego’ code
A funny thing happens when students write real code: they start to learn not only how to code, but they learn the concepts behind the code. What I’ve seen over the years is that trying to hide the code from students with block based code teaching tools slows the learning process.
You have to write code to learn to code.