Coding for Kids in easy steps – ebook (PDF)


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Teaches children aged 8+ how to build their first website in easy steps. Introduces HTML, CSS and JavaScript to the newcomer to coding, in the popular In Easy Steps style

By: Mike McGrath
Publication Date: February 12th, 2019

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Coding for Kids in easy steps teaches children aged 8+:

  • how to create web pages using HTML (HyperText Markup Language)
  • how to add style to web pages using CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
  • how to make interactive web pages using JavaScript programming

Coding for Kids in easy steps has an easy-to-follow style that demonstrates coding for web pages in clear examples. It begins by explaining how to make and test a basic web page, then demonstrates how to add text, pictures, links, tables, lists, and buttons to a web page. Next, children will learn how to specify content colour, font, position, and visibility. The book then shows how to add functionality so that web pages can react to user actions. The final chapter brings everything together with a step-by-step example that builds a fun web page containing an interactive game for PC, tablet, or smartphone.









Mike McGrath now lives in South-east Europe, on the sun-kissed shores of the Aegean Sea. Mike gained his extensive knowledge of computer languages while working as a developer contracting to companies around the world. His interests include coins of ancient Greece, dining-out with friends, and the ongoing evolution of the world wide web.

  1. Get started with web pages
  2. Create web page content
  3. Make lists and tables
  4. React to clicks
  5. Get started with style sheets
  6. Get started with scripts
  7. Build blocks of code
  8. Use built-in functions
  9. Grab web page objects
  10. Put it all together

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“This is a brilliant book. Easy to follow with step by step coverage of all the basics. Beautifully illustrated in full colour with very easy to follow and helpful icons.”
(Amazon reader)