ProCodeCG Kids Regular Coding Class – 7 Sept 2019

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Time to be productive and make progress 😉 Every kids in our regular class have their own target and we make sure that they are making progress each week 😉

Ara is still preparing for upcoming Young Scientist Competition. He has prepared an extended abstract, a poster and of course has also finished the code

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what Ara should be doing is to test the steps and try different wifi to get empirical data and measurement

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Today Ara is trying to be an Evil Twin, to see how difficult it is to set up the attack

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Aidia is starting a new project: hand gesture recognition 😉

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the code is very long, so Aidia took several breaks while typing it. And not yet finished, so we’re going to finish it next week

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Aidia said she wanted to do the schematic first

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The schematic is ready 🙂 After the code is finished, we’re going to test it 😉

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Fadhlan, with SNAPBOT I and SNAPBOT II 😉

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Fadhlan is developing SNAPBOT II with basic configurations before we add an optical mouse for drawing the map

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but before he started, he helped Aidia to solder the gesture sensor 😉 Thanks so much, buddy 🙂

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Fadhlan now needs the workspace twice as big since now there are two robots to be constructed 😀

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Baran is going to continue intro to programming

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by doing challenges with higher level of difficulties

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this challenge is not only teaching about geometric shapes but most importantly is about loop and nested loop

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then Baran can continue to learn some Python with CodeCombat

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Techa is probably younger than Baran, but he can keep up with the lessons 🙂

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after finishing maze puzzles

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Techa also learns about geometric shapes, angles, loop and nested loop

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and then: Python coding with Code Combat 🙂

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Sam is figuring out how to activate his Object Recognition App for the Blind with voice

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and he also working on the Juz’amma. Next week Sam will be given new project 🙂

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Ihsan starts to learn basic electronics because he is interested to build his own robot

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the first project: LED

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and then more LEDs

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then RGB LED

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and then LED and button

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Hafiz is performing more test to his machine learning project

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and since there were so much troubles with synchronization between the learning system with the Scratch, we decided to develop the system using App Inventor

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Kinan is still developing her Agario Game 🙂

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Yogi is still figuring out how to make a code to enable a moving car to stop when we click left button mouse and move when we click again

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we have to find a work around for this one

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Koosha

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connecting via remote to his server at home

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He is configuring a port forwarding

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to be able to connect to a Minecraft Server 😀

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Fab is continuously making good progress 🙂

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he can solve most of the difficult problems by himself. Just give him a simple hint and he will finish it 🙂

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after this Fab will learn some Python programming before he can start creating his own game 🙂

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The class

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we spends hours doing this and time always flies! Until next week 😉

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ProCodeCG Kids Regular Coding Class – 27 July 2019

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A busy and productive Saturday as usual 🙂 Plus we are preparing for the annual ProCodeCG Kids Exhibition on 17 August 2019 😉

Aidia’s mission today is to fix her Automatic Railway Gate Project, without pulling out the cables or destroying any decorations 😀

Aidia accidentally changed the code and we forgot to make backups so we had to figure out each of the port numbers go to which components 😀

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schematic diagram by Aidia

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rewriting the basic code (with just one ultrasonic sensor)

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the circuits (and we totally had no idea which cable goes to which component :D)

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After Capt. Awa tried to help and Koosha’s gave the idea to check the port and connection using avometer (which was a brilliant idea), Capt. Faris used his superpower: to code 😀 He created a brute force code to check which port connected to which component 😀

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and we kept updating the note to make sure we wouldn’t lose it again 😀

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the brute force code

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allright we finally got all the ports 😀 Thanks so much Capt. Faris 😉

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Fadhlan is going to replace Arduino Leonardo with Arduino Uno because after some libraries and board updates, we got serious errors when compiling with Arduino Leonardo and we really don’t have time because Fadhlan is going for the competition in October and should report the work for evaluation in August

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But first: fuel for the engine 😀

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now ready to work, making sure all the ports from Leonardo goes to the correct ones in Uno

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finding the latest code

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and then test the code for Arduino and for Processing

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All components seemed to work fine

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only the radar didn’t come up. We’re going to fix this real soon

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Harraz is still working with Game Maker but insisting to create game in Roblox

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So we told him why don’t he create Roblox with GameMaker? 😀

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Badi certainly has lots of ideas to upgrade Pavilion19 website today 🙂

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He updated the calendar and going to rearrange the layout to make it looks nicer 😉 And we are going to add some statistics showing how many people already booked Pavilion19 so far 🙂

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Pavilion19 website on mobile phone browser

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Capt. Awa is still working on the Panic Button

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Clive is joining our Regular Class today 🙂 Welcome 🙂

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Like the other, Clive had to go through Intro to Programming 🙂

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including learning about procedures/functions 🙂

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Sam is starting a new project today

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To create app to recognize object for blind people. And then the app will use text to voice to inform the user about the object using voice 🙂

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the code

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testing the app

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taking samples of as many objects as possible

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Capt. Faris is busy as always today 🙂

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Helping Sam to improve the app. Making sure Clive and other kids can do the tasks

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helping Aidia debugging the project

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and work overtime 😀 But he fixed everything needed to fixed today 🙂 Well done, Captain 🙂

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Ara has been given homework and task to finished today. Attacking DVWA by stealing cookies and use the cookies to access the website

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the result in BurpSuite

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logging in to DVWA

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and observed it via BurpSuite

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and then typing additional codes. It is a long code so he said he’s going to continue it at home 😀

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Al is working on the Sorting Hat Machine Learning project 🙂 With lots of encouragement and support of Capt. Awa 😀

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Faiz started his Basic Electronics lesson today before learning to assembly his own robot 😉

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under supervision of Capt. Faris 🙂

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Starting with LED, button, buzzer and then microservo

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next week we will learn about sensors 🙂

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Syadad is looking handsome and neat today 🙂

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he had finished LOTS of codes in the handout and start to explore new structures to be presented on our Exhibition

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Syadad had built most of the code in the handout and he started to modify them to see what happens

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Hafiz had two tasks to finished: to create a system to recognize object for blind people with machine learning and to recognize colors for color blind people 😉 He is really excited about this 🙂

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Koosha hadn’t yet decided the title of his presentation on Exhibition but he’s now seriously working on optimizing multiple Minecraft servers and explore most of the plug ins available 🙂

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Cean had finished his Minecraft Hour of Code challenge today

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and the next is to learn some pattern with LightBot, but apparently this one it a bit to hard for Cean

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so we moved on to Blockly Games to learn more about basic programming logics

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The class, and all the joy and excitement in it 😉

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ProCodeCG – Kids Private Class – Basic Electronics – 19 June 2019

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It’s been a while since the last class and we have to revisit again what we did the last class 😀

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the first one is to check the bluetooth connection

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successful

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and then testing speech to text app

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works fine

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and then working on connecting speech to text to Arduino

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still not working

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no sign of text on the serial monitor 😦 we need to work more on this bluetooth connection (same thing happened with the robot project so we really need to figure this out)

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ProCodeCG – Kids Private Class – Basic Electronics – 31 May 2019

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Our project today is to create a speech recognition app in Thunkable to give command to Arduino

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The speech to text app

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the code

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now connecting to bluetooth

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successfully paired

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and now combining the speech to text code with the code to connect to bluetooth

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the arduino and bluetooth

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we did some research about how to control Arduino with Thunkable

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making the code

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We still cannot connect the app to bluetooth, will figure this out in the next class 🙂

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ProCodeCG Kids Regular Coding Class – 1 June 2019

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Hello Saturday Coding Squad 🙂

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we got this little buddies coming again to the class, how cute 🙂

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Fadhlan’s saga still continues 😀

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a brand new shiny robot 🙂

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very neat! 😉

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Fadhlan is going to test the power source for the robot today

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We are testing several codes to the robot

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The robot now can send ultrasonic readings via bluetooth to this laptop

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now testing ultrasonic reading

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make sure the data format is correct

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and create a map based on the data

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the robot works well except one thing: we need less voltage because we have just crashed the robot because it moved to fast 😀

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Sam has lists to do in finishing the app

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after uploading all the asset to the app, Sam has to create logo for the app 😀

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The code is A LOT 🙂 Hang on Sam, we’re going to finish this very soon 🙂

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Al is going to finish 2 projects today

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One is the alien language project

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the code will make the green monster follow what we say 🙂

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when we say left, it will move to the left and vice versa 😉

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the next project

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is to give tourists info about recommended places 🙂 Awesome Al 🙂

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Capt. Awa’s plan today is to test the TinyDuino

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while also teaching 🙂

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This is the TinyDuino with LED module and battery module

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The TinyDuino is in the middle. On the left side is the battery module and on the right side is the LED module

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Capt. Awa is discussing TinyDuino with Koosha to figure out how it works

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Wibi is making a lot of progress today 🙂

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He’s given a task to create as many structures as he can in Minecraft 🙂

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like connecting hallway

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basement

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secret passage

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a glass roof for the basement

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adding door for entering the house properly 🙂

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Ryan is also learning the same things as Wibi

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only Ryan will prefer more experiments with structures 😀

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Capt. Faris

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and his recent research

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a super cutting edge technology

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an algorithm that can make living portraits from just ONE sample picture

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we still finding out about the algorithm

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that can make Marylin Monroe, Einstein and even Monalisa talk! *scary

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Koosha

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Koosha is tinkering with MSDOS and QBASIC 😀

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and then helping Capt. Awa with the TinyDuino

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we did some debugging to make it work

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and it finally works!

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thanks so much Koosha! we just haven’t figuring out yet how to make the LED module works 😉

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and then Koosha get back to Minecraft Arduino project 🙂

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with this complex redstone and command block configuration 😀

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ProCodeCG Kids Regular Coding Class – 4 Mei 2019

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Introducing our new venue: Art Cafe and Restaurant 🙂

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Kids will get voucher for food here 🙂

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Hafiz starts a new game today: Feeding Frenzy 🙂

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Hafiz now has many skills to create different games 😉 He’s free to create anything he likes 🙂

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Aidia is going to continue connecting Minecraft to Arduino

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Setting up the server

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Start building the blocks to activate Arduino LED

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the command blocks

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Koosha gave Aidia some help

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Linking Minecraft to Arduino is very interesting 🙂 Now Aidia can control anything connected to Arduino from Minecraft 😉

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Badi is working on the website

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Maintaining schedules and booking system of Pavilion 19

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Entering data in JSON format

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And then Badi wants to learn NodeMCU

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installing libraries

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running the code

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Badi wants to create fake wifi connection 😀

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Capt. Faris is still working with his datasets

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He wants to add hand gestures to the learning system

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the dataset

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Fadhlan’s task for today is to install power supplies for the robot

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plus integrating the bluetooth module

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And when he was busy soldering the robot, the seat of the chair fell 😀 Glad he wasn’t hurt and nothing was broken 🙂

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The batteries (that later sparks because the switch got short-circuited)

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So Fadhlan has to fix the switch and check why one wheel doesn’t work

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Sam has got serious things to do with the Juz’amma app

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He now can store data in local storage but not yet with local database

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we have to carefully design the database for the application before starting to enter the data

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Harraz (so sorry we didn’t manage to get his picture) is creating a new game

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with lots of sprites

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Once Harraz done with the assets, we’re going to develop an awesome game 🙂

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Koosha

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is ready to explore Minecraft Link more

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another way to turn Arduino LED on and off 🙂

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Koosha explored some other mods

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The mod to have a computer with keyboard and browser inside Minecraft

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Capt. Awa is researching Minecraft Link too

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Capt. Awa helped other students learning Minecraft Link too 😉

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Syadad is going to create a new game today 🙂

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His Maze Game is full-featured already 🙂

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He’s going to make a shooting game

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Andra is going to type his own Minecraft mod today 🙂

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He will type his own javascript code and then install it to the server and run it Minecraft 🙂 Let’s see the result next week 🙂

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Mohan came back after a while

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and picked up where he left, and got distracted with Minecraft Modding too 😀

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Jihan (we’re so sorry we didn’t get her picture as well 😦 ) is learning basic programming

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She is a fast learner and she will start to learn machine learning soon 🙂

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Wow lots of projects and progress this week 🙂 We will be reporting again soon 😉

ProCodeCG Kids Regular Coding Class – 9 Mar 2019

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Most people would think that there’s nothing serious about what we’re doing every Saturday 🙂 In fact, everybody has targets and real projects to do each week 🙂

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Fadhlan is going to test radar mapping today

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the schematic of the robot but we’re adding more sensors and components for navigation and mapping

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radar readings

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a messy desk, a tight schedule and the most important: a happy heart 😀

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Faishal insists to install Kali Linux on his laptop 🙂

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He had tried several times and fail, so this time Capt. Faris is helping him out

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There you go 🙂 Faishal is given some tasks to explore Kali Linux for pen test 🙂

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Aidia and her unbelievable family project: a railroad crossing gate simulation 🙂

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Aidia do the coding and the Arduino thing, the mom makes the maquette, and the dad makes sure all thing works together, including transferring the maquette from home to the class and vice versa, safely 🙂

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The details of the maquette

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A great Dad, sitting there for 3 straight hours, assisting his little girl 🙂 We should give this family an award! 🙂

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Hoping the mom won’t be furious when we cut the styrofoam open to check the wiring 🙂

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Testing the coding and the wiring

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Checking every wires, every components

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And finally works but we’re going to improve this next week because we’re out of port so we had to use port 0 and 1 which cause problems uploading the sketch to the arduino 🙂 We’re going to reduce the LED so we can get more ports for ultrasonic sensors 😉

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Sam’s father wants us to make Sam’s Juz’amma ProCodeCG App a real app 🙂

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So we’re going to improve the UI/UX and add more features

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See? We do serious things in here 🙂 We create awesome products 🙂

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Badi is working on his mom website 🙂 A real website 😉

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The design, with HTML and CSS

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Finding the best layout

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the code

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and we’re going to add booking calendar

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Badi’s Mom is going to be proudddd 😉

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Capt. Faris is doing a classification of handwriting using TensorFlow

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The visualisation of the classification: 4 persons’ handwriting

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The handwritten letters

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The example of the data (Faris has 4 samples)

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the code

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Al wants to learn photo editing today 🙂

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Al learns some techniques to edit photos

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and then after that he wants to learn some animations 😉

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Al has strong passion in art 🙂

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Hafiz’s project is creating an Endless Run Game 😉

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It requires tricks and techniques to make the dinosaurs jump smoothly 😉

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Djalu is creating another app, not yet with machine learning

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There will be more projects and progress and products to be reviewed next week! Till then! 🙂

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