Student of the Month (May & June)

on Jun 28, 2018

Our Student of the Month is Quinn! Quinn is a bit of a Happy Code veteran, he most recently did the Java Programming with Minecraft class this past Spring! Checkout these screenshots of his code and mod in-game:

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Topics: modding, Java, minecraft, Stamford, Student of the Month

Development of Java Programming with Minecraft

on May 5, 2018

According to Inc., Java is the most popular programming language in the world right now. Java, originally invented by Sun Microsystems as a programming language for television systems, has turned into one of the most popular languages in the world. Java is used to build different applications, like mobile apps, server apps and video games.

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Topics: Java, minecraft, coding, Curriculum Development, modding, Kids Can Code, Stamford

Building Our Own Minecraft Server

on May 5, 2018

In mid-April, Enea and I built a desktop computer out of parts we had originally ordered for our Amazing Gaming Machines class, to use for the then-upcoming class "Java Programming with Minecraft". We began with a table full of parts, most still in their original packages:

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Topics: learning to build a PC, gaming pc build, gaming pc, Game Development, minecraft, modding, Kids Coding, Kids Can Code, Stamford, HappyStaff

🎃HappyCode Halloween🎃

on Oct 14, 2017

HappyCode Halloween Events

Open (haunted) House – free!

Minecraft Tournament Theme Night

⛏  🏹

On October 28th HappyCode will celebrate Halloween by hosting a spooky-special Open House followed by a Minecraft Theme Night - won't you join us? Our Open House will include coding and STEAM activities as well as plenty of sweet goodies.

Here's a sneak peak at what we have in store for our Theme Night:

  • 💎 Our modded Minecraft server with Halloweeny textures & enemies 🏰
  • 🎮 Tournament-style challenges & minigames 💚🖤🖤
  • 🍿 4 types of popcorn to chose from & various candies to snack on 🍬🍫
  • 🔮 Prizes & goodies! 🏆

Can't make it? Come by our Open House from 10:30AM to 2:30PM instead!

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Topics: Events, games, gaming, minecraft

Weekly Theme Nights

on Aug 29, 2017

What are Theme Nights?

Theme Nights are designed to let parents take the night off! Have your students join us after class or drop-in to wind down the evening with fun and games!

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Topics: 3d-printing, theme night, Blog, boardgames, Events, games, gaming, minecraft, Stamford, tabletop