Welcome to Computer Programming For Kids (CP4K)

Welcome to the Computer Programming for Kids blog! We are the co-authors of the book "Hello World! Computer Programming for Kids and Other Beginners", released in March 2009. The book is published by Manning Publications. Manning has a web site for the book, which is where you can download the software and other files related to the book. You can purchase it here, at the Manning web site. If you use this link to purchase the print book or e-book from the Manning web site, you can use the discount code aupromo40 at checkout to get a 40% discount. You can also get it through online retailers like Amazon, as well as in many retail locations such as Chapters in Canada and Barnes & Noble in the U.S. This blog is mostly about the book (for now), but anything related to computers and programming, particularly for kids and beginners, is fair game. We will post articles with extra material that didn't make it into the book, and reader feedback and suggestions are always welcome.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Hello World! on HanselMinutes

Carter and Warren recently appeared on the HanselMinutes podcast. Hanselminutes is a weekly audio show with web technology blogger Scott Hanselman.

You can find the podcast here.


  1. Hey, is there a transcript available per chance? I'm a little hard of hearing and I cant use earbuds because of my ears (They're too small!)

  2. Hi

    Oh good news here. Computer programming for kids ! Fantastic news. I will suggest this to my friends. His kids wants to join programming.

    Computer Systems Technician

  3. The Scott Hanselman site says that they post full transcripts to the podcasts a few weeks after each episode is posted.

  4. This is interesting, a friend was discussing it at the local bookshop last time. I think I will check it out myself.

    Thanks for sharing this post.
    Helen Neely

  5. This is something I get my little boy for the summer holiday to keep him occupied. I just bought him a 17 inch laptop backpack with a laptop. So it would be cool for him to have this book as well.


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