Pickcode is a new programming language and platform that visually guides you through writing code to make chatbots, games, animated drawings, and more. Pickcode empowers our members to start coding with confidence before progressing on to more advanced languages in the platform (e.g., Python).
How is Pickcode Language different from block coding?
The Pickcode language is a great entry point to real programming. While teaching in middle schools, our CEO saw first-hand that older kids quickly get bored with block coding, and then they lose interest in programming altogether. To get students excited about and engaged in programming, Pickcode was originally invented to help students transition from block coding to real coding, all in a play-based experience.
What ages is this right for?
Over time, we've learned that Pickcode is great for all ages (even our non-technical COO!). If you're looking for a way to start coding while building fun things, Pickcode is a great platform for ages 9 to 109.
Our philosophy: if you can learn to play an instrument, you can learn to code. Pickcode will help you get started by building with basic principles before progressing to advanced concepts, all while creating fun games, chatbots, artwork and more.
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Can I share my work with friends?
Yes! We made Pickcode lessons to be shareable. So if you build a game or an app, you can share via email, a blog post, or social media for your friends and family to play what you create.
How do I get technical support?
We like email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Our team loves feedback and we're always interested in ideas for new lessons and features. For this reason, we do NOT outsource customer support. If you email us with questions/feedback/ideas, you'll hear back from our founding team.
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Does Pickcode offer financial assistance?
We believe that everyone should have access to coding education. If you have a strong desire to get started with Pickcode Plus, but can't afford the cost, let us know. We're happy to discuss how best to empower your coding education.