Debian Junior Project
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Programming
Debian Jr. programming

The emphasis for this sampling of programming packages for children is first on simple interpreted languages. Also important for using languages with children are good documentation, and some ability to produce visual programs without too much effort. It is by no means a complete list, and you are encouraged to explore other languages with children as well; even those that are not specifically aimed for children.

The Logo language is specifically designed for children, with a strong emphasis on the visual and concrete. Littlewizard is an icon-based graphical programming language also designed for children.

Scratch is an easy, interactive, collaborative, visual programming language with children from ages 8 and up as their target group.

Arduino is a popular micro controller that is widely used by both people learning electronics and programming as well as seasoned veterans doing complex projects. It is necessary to connect a physical Arduino circuit board in order to experiment with arduino.

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For a better overview of the project's availability as a Debian package, each head row has a color code according to this scheme:

If you discover a project which looks like a good candidate for Debian Junior to you, or if you have prepared an unofficial Debian package, please do not hesitate to send a description of that project to the Debian Junior mailing list

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Debian Junior Programming packages

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Arduino
AVR 개발 보드 IDE 및 내장 라이브러리
Maintainer: Scott Howard
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Arduino는 유연하고 사용하기 쉬운 하드웨어 및 소프트웨어에 기반한 오픈 소스 프로토타이핑 플랫폼입니다. 아티스트, 디자이너, 애호가 및 대화형 객체 또는 환경 제작에 관심있는 사람들을 대상으로 합니다.

이 패키지는 Arduino 개발 보드에서 프로그래밍 작성, 코드 검증, 컴파일 및 업 로드가 가능한 통합 개발 환경을 설치할 것 입니다. 라이브러리 및 예제 코드도 설치가 될 것 입니다.

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Gvrng
Interactive, introductory programming language
Maintainer: Debian QA Group
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Guido van Robot Next Generation (GvRng) is a project developed by advanced high school students for use by their peers as a learning tool and precursor to the further study of programming with Python. It is a minimalistic programming language providing just enough syntax to help students learn the concepts of sequencing, conditional branching, looping and procedural abstraction.

It's biggest strength is that it permits this learning in an environment that combines the thrill of problem-solving with instant visual feedback. In short, it is an interactive, introductory programming language that is excellent for learning the basic concepts of programming, applicable in any high-level language.

The GvRng version replaces the old GvR program that used wxPython for the GUI.

Kturtle
교육 프로그래밍 환경
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KTurtle은 대체적으로 쉽고 접근이 용이한 프로그래밍을 할 수 있는 TurtleScript 프로그래밍 언어(Logo에서 영감을 얻음)를 사용한 교육 프로그래밍 환경입니다.

사용자는 "turtle"을 제어할 수 있는 TurtleScript 언어 명령을 발표해서, 캔버 스에 그림을 그리고, 초등 수학, 기하학 그리고 프로그래밍 교육에 적합한 KTrutle을 만들 수 있습니다.

이 패키지는 KDE 교육 모듈의 일부입니다.

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Laby
Learn how to program with ants and spider webs
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Laby is a small program to learn how to program with ants and spider webs. You have to move an ant out of a labyrinth, avoid spider webs, move rocks, etc.

Using Laby, you can learn OCaml, C, C++, Java, Prolog, Ruby, Pascal, JavaScript, Python, Lua, Vala, Scheme, Go and PHP. Other bindings can easily be added to support new programming languages.

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Littlewizard
development environment for children
Maintainer: Kari Pahula
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Little Wizard is created especially for primary school children. It allows one to learn using main elements of present computer languages, including: variables, expressions, loops, conditions, logical blocks. Every element of language is represented by an intuitive icon. Little Wizard can be used without using keyboard, only mouse.

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Puredata
realtime computer music and graphics system
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Pure Data (also known as Pd) is a real-time graphical programming environment for audio and graphics processing. Pd's audio functions are built-in; graphical computations require separate packages such as gem (Graphics Environment for Multimedia) or pd-pdp (Pd Packet).

This is a metapackage that depends on all components of the core of Pd.

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Scratch
easy to use programming environment for ages 8 and up
Maintainer: Miriam Ruiz
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Scratch is an easy, interactive, collaborative programming environment designed for creation of interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and sharing these on the web. Scratch is designed to help young people (ages 8 and up) develop 21st century learning skills. As they create Scratch projects, young people learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also gaining a deeper understanding of the process of design.

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Sonic-pi
Live Coding for Everyone
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A free live coding synth for everyone. Originally designed to support computing and music lessons within schools. Use code to compose and perform in classical and contemporary styles ranging from Canons to Dubstep.

Squeak-plugins-scratch
Squeak plugins for the Scratch programming environment
Maintainer: Miriam Ruiz
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Scratch is an easy, interactive, collaborative programming environment designed for creation of interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and sharing these on the web.

Scratch is designed to help young people (ages 8 and up) develop 21st century learning skills. As they create Scratch projects, young people learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also gaining a deeper understanding of the process of design.

This package contains the plugins needed by Scratch and its derivatives.

Squeak-vm
virtual machine for Smalltalk
Maintainer: Debian Sugar Team
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Squeak is a full-featured implementation of the Smalltalk programming language and environment based on (and largely compatible with) the original Smalltalk-80 system.

This package contains just the Unix Squeak virtual machine. You will likely need also an image file containing a "snapshot" of a live Squeak session - e.g. one of the Debian packages etoys or scratch.

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