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A Day in Code - Target Age

 
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What age range are you targeting for readers of this book?

Would they need to be competent readers (age 7 or 8?), or do you think that could they be younger with the support of an adult or older sibling?  Would the coach need to be familiar with programming?

Also, is the development/learning environment using the command line, or some kind of IDE?
 
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I think the best starting target age would be elementary school kids, but I think they could be younger and get the help of an adult/sibling to help them read and understand the book.  The coach doesn't need to be familiar with programming because the book is written assuming the reader has no prior programming knowledge. Any C compiler can be used to compile and run the code on your computer. There are many free C compilers available online.
 
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