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Daniele Mendez

Daniele Mendez

Former Special Correspondent

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Daniele is a software engineer at Lockheed Martin after graduating from Florida Polytechnic University. In High School, she was introduced to the science and technology world through the Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), a robotics foundation where students of varying ages can compete through tasks that their robots perform. With help from mentors she met through FIRST, she became interested in programming and developing. Today, Daniele is a special events host for F5 Live: Refreshing Technology and PLUGHITZ Live Presents and a co-host for both The New Product Launchpad and FIRST Looks.

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Your favorite Disney characters can teach you to code for free

posted Sunday Apr 26, 2020 by Daniele Mendez

Your favorite Disney characters can teach you to code for free

Disney Codeillusion is a learning package, which we met at CES 2020, that focuses their attention on teaching students of all ages how to code using HTML, CSS, Javascript, and Processing alongside your beloved Disney characters right there with you. Disney Codeillusion makes a note of recent school closures as well as the importance of motivating students to continue to learn and will be offering free online lessons to students, teachers, and schools for 14 days. This opportunity is a way to learn a new skill or sharpen existing skills with programming practice in a fun and exciting way with help from characters in your favorite Disney Movies.

Check out the press release after the break.

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