Author Archives: Lalit Pant

New Kojo Release — 2.4.06

I’m pleased to announce a new release of Kojo. Highlights include: Enhancements for young (~7 year old) learners: Beginner Challenges to get kids going with programming. These are available via the Tools -> Beginner Challenges menu item. Refinements to the … Continue reading

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New Kojo Books

I released a bunch of Kojo books last month: Explorations with Kojo Initial Steps in Programming with Kojo Programming Fundamentals with Kojo (uses ideas from Challenges with Kojo by Björn Regnell) Visual Patterns with Kojo All except the first one … Continue reading

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Kojo in Sweden

Kojo continues its impressive progress in Sweden. The following is a link from the blog of Skolverket, the Swedish National Agency for Education: http://omvarld.blogg.skolverket.se/2015/02/26/programmering-for-alla-pa-tunaskolan-i-lund/ (You can use Google Translate to decipher the contents of the above link).  

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New Kojo Release — 2.4.05

I’m pleased to announce a new release of Kojo. Highlights include: Support for Hindi, contributed by Vipul Pandey. Support for German, contributed by Christoph Knabe. Improvements related to widgets in the canvas. Code completion improvements. As always, the new version … Continue reading

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New Kojo Release — 2.4.04

I’m pleased to announce a new release of Kojo. Highlights include: Support for Esperanto, contributed by Christoph Knabe. A more responsive GUI while making big drawings at full speed. A preview version of a visual challenge framework to get young … Continue reading

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New Kojo Release — 2.4.03

I’m pleased to announce a new release of Kojo. Highlights include: Preliminary support for Arduino programming. The steps required to get going with this are described in a bundled story, accessible via Tools -> Arduino Programming. Some Kojo based Arduino … Continue reading

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Phil Bagwell Award

I received the Phil Bagwell award at Scala Days 2014 for my work with Kojo. Here’s what I said in my video ‘acceptance speech’ : “It’s an honor for me to get the Phil Bagwell award this year. I had … Continue reading

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