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The Pencil Code Foundationis devoted to advancing computer science education by making programming as simple and as universal as using a pencil. Contribute to the development of Pencil Code orgithub. .

Learn professional programming languages using an editor that lets you work in either blocks or text. Create art, music, games, and stories. Or invent a program that will change the world.

Anybody can save programs and web pages, but read theTerms of Serviceand thePrivacy Policyfirst. Two rules:

Get some ideas forart,music, orgames. Or to code anything,start on a blank page.ResourcesAbout Pencil CodeMaterial for TeachersTeaching ManualPencil Code BookOpen Blank EditorShared Student ProjectsBrowse All UsersPrintable ActivitiesPencil Code BlogWho We Are

The main language is Coffeescript. Professional software engineers use Coffeescript to build complex websites, but Coffeescript code can also be very simple.

Be Careful.Do not depend on Pencil Code to keep your data safe. Data posted here is public, and data is not secured from loss.Do not post private or personally identifiable information.Passwords on Pencil Code do not prevent malicious interference.

Everything posted on Pencil Code is public and free to view, share, and copy.

Watch a video overvieworwatch a video tutorial.

Be Nice.Do not mess up other peoples work.Do not post content that detracts from education on the site.This a learning space that is not locked down (for example, passwords are optional). So feel free to explore, create, and link, but also please be considerate.

Pencil Code is a collaborative programming site for drawing art, playing music, and creating games. It is also a place to experiment with mathematical functions, geometry, graphing, webpages, simulations, and algorithms. Programs are open for all to see and copy.

Pencil Code supports CoffeeScript, Javascript, CSS, and HTML.

Pencil Code can also be used to explore and learn Javascript, HTML, and CSS: when you are ready, just find the gear button to adjust languages.

Programs preload the pencilcode library to use turtle graphics functions. Pencil Code is allopen source. Hang out on thePencil Code discussion forumor check outthe quick referenceorthe online guideto find out more. There is also an illustratedPencil Code bookwith more than 100 small projects.

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