Pocket Code is feeling impressed.

#Catrobat will be a mentor organization for #GSoC for the 7th time
We're really happy that Google selected us again for this great initiative and we're looking forward to a great Summer (of Code)!

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Letzte Woche stellte DER STANDARD die Frage warum Programmieren für Jugendliche so wichtig sei - Auch #Catrobat Gründer Univ.-Prof. Wolfgang Slany wurde dazu befragt:…/warum-programmieren-fuer-kinde…
Thanks to No One Left Behind EU, #PocketCode and #CreateAtSchool now have built-in accessibility settings. You can find them in the settings available from the main menu of our apps.

This week Project-Head Wolfgang Slany also kicked-off the "Remote Mentoring Project" with Harald Kainz, Rector of Technische Universität Graz, and Christa Neuper, Rector of Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz.

This joined project, funded by the Austrian netidee, will evaluate and implement this year a remote mentoring system for #PocketCode! Stay tuned for more information on that!

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We had a great time during #GCI18!
Our mentors enjoyed to work with the hundreds of participating students and we're amazed by the great submissions and results!

You all did a great job and we hope you stay connected to our community!

Google's contest introducing 13-17 year old pre-university students to open source software development.

How to create music for your game?

During Google Code-In we asked to do some research on how to create music for #PocketCode:
We summed up the best ways from the Code-in students on our Google Group!

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Code Explorers is feeling happy.

Happy #FathersDay2017 8yrs old thanks her dad by programming an e-card for him! Awesome!

We're really proud to be a #GCI Mentor organization and part of this cool record!
It's still not too late to participate in this Google initiative! Learn coding and get engaged in Open Source

It's time for Computer Science Education Week!
Take your very own #HourOfCode and learn how to code - e.g. with #PocketCode
Visit our #HoC Activity #GalaxyGameJam: !

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Google Code-in starts: now!
Be part of this unique contest and have the chance to win great prizes and to be part of the Open Source community!

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Pocket Code is feeling grateful with Bernadette Spieler and Matthias Müller in Vienna, Austria.

Pocket Code's proposed Remote Mentoring project by TU Graz and Uni Graz gets funded by netidee and furthermore just got announced as winner of the award "Closing the gender gap"!!!

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Get involved in Open Source and participate in Google Code-In with #Catrobat or many other cool organisations!

No matter if you want to get more engaged in our organisation as a mentor or if you just want to get started as student => Look up

A great experience and cool goodies are waiting for you

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Pocket Code is feeling excited.

Catrobat is a mentoring organization for Google Code-in!

Please help by becoming a mentor to the young participants, and get goodies from us and Google as well as a certificate by Google. Apply now via

Please share among friends, family, and students!


Google Code-in starts on November 28, 2017. Details:

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Pocket Code is with Wolfgang Slany and Matthias Müller at MIT Media Lab.

We're just visiting our friends from #scratch at their HQ and are exchanging minds

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Project Head Wolfgang and Community Manager Matthias are currently at the #GSoC Mentor Summit in California: Promoting Open Source
#FOSS #OpenSource #PocketCode

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Pocket Code is with Philipp Eisner and 4 others at Game City 2017.

We are ready to teach you coding with #PocketCode!
Visit us during the next days at the Game City in Vienna - our team is waiting for you!
CodeWeek Austria Europe Code Week Google Europe WienXtra-Spielebox

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Famous visitors at the final 2017 Samsung Österreich Coding for Kids workshop with #PocketCode!
Austrian Minister for Education Sonja Hammerschmid and Austrian State Secretary Muna Duzdar visited the workshop in Vienna last week and created together with the kids their first Apps on #PocketCode!
Technische Universität Graz #coding #codeEU #computationalthinking

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