Hour of Code

Last year I went to 3 schools for Hour of Code.  This year I have already been to 3 schools and am schedule to visit 2 more schools before the end of the week.  The students range in age from 6 years old to 13 years old.  I tailor my presentation to each class based on how responsive the students are.  It is a lot of fun!  If you don’t know what Hour of Code is, you can visit the official site here: https://code.org/learn but basically it is just a week out of the year when we try to get students interested in computer programming.  Have a great week and give the Hour of Code a try!

Qt 5.7 Designer Hangs and Causes VS2013 to Hang

Apparently designer.exe hangs if the new webengine dlls are present.  The dlls can be removed, but then, what if you need them?  The easiest way around this problem for me was to use the mingw Qt 5.7 binaries for designer.exe (without including webengine) and leave the vs2013 binaries alone.  I’m sure Qt will be fixed soon, but this will get you rolling in the mean time.  Happy Coding!