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Lowering the Barrier to Programming

Pamela Fox (Khan Academy)
Mission City Ballroom
Average rating: ****.
(4.51, 57 ratings)

I’ll show how we try to make programming newbie-friendly online and what I’ve learned about making newbie-friendly programming workshops.

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Pamela Fox

Khan Academy

Pamela Fox loves to learn, teach, create, and every combination of those. During the day, she creates the programming curriculum for Khan Academy, to teach the next generation of programmers. On the side, she teaches web development classes for the GirlDevelopIt San Francisco chapter. Before that, she was a frontend engineer at Coursera, a developer advocate at Google, and a graduate from USC’s Computer Science Department.