Makers Taster Tuesdays: build a 2D game with JavaScript

18 April 2023
Makers Office

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Makers Taster Tuesdays: build a 2D game with Javascript

Welcome to Taster Tuesdays, where our very own Makers coaches will give you a taste of what it’s like to learn to code at Makers. Every two weeks, we’ll release a new workshop that focuses on one of the key technologies our students learn. These workshops are free to attend. If you’re a beginner then we recommended attending each one to build your coding skills.

Date: 18/04/23

Time: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Cost: FREE

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Why should I come to Makers Taster sessions?

Is coding something that interests you? Maybe you’ve considered doing the Makers bootcamp or have already applied. Whatever stage you’re at in your tech journey, these workshops are designed for you to practice fundamental coding skills and build your confidence to code.

Who are these workshops for?

As our approach is tailored to people with no previous experience in coding. Our expert and super-friendly coaches will walk you through basic programming and computing concepts you’ll build on as you learn to code.

Workshop breakdown

  • Introductions to the group and a welcome from the coach
  • Establishing the learning goals of the session
  • Draw the picture of a character on the web page using JavaScript
  • Make the character move on the page using the keyboard
  • Display bonuses for the player to grab and obstacles for them to avoid
  • A Look back at what you’ve learned

What do I need to join?

This is an online event. After you register for the event you’ll receive an email with a link to join the Zoom meeting. During the session, the only thing you’ll need to write and run the program is a web browser such as Chrome or Firefox.

How to join 

Make sure you have zoom downloaded prior to the event and at 12:30

Click on the link below using this passcode to enter:  123456


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P.S. Keep a look out for the next Makers Taster Sessions:

02/05/23: Make music with Javascript


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We hope to see you there!

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