• About Us

    CoderDojo Carrickmacross is a volunteer-run programme teaching computer coding skills to children aged 7-17.

    Come to learn or teach code, make games, apps, websites and more.

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  • Our Sponsors

    HUGE thanks to O'Gormans SuperValu, Market Square Centre, eircom, AIB and Carrickmacross Credit Union for the great support and help they give to their locol CoderDojo helping us keep the doors open every Saturday.

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  • Come Along

    Dojos take place every Saturday for 3 hours. Attendance is FREE but everyone needs to pre-book as places are limited. Read More
  • Tools we use

    At CoderDojo we use a range of tools to help children learn the core principles of programming.

    Participants are exposed to a range of languages and technologies in a self-paced, guided and supportive environment.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Get tickets for the next session

Tickets are always published here on our Eventbrite page.

Tickets are mandatory as we are in a public space. If you are under 13 - YOU NEED A PARENT TO STAY

We want your suggestions

What would you like to learn this year? Do you have any suggestions  to make CoderDojoCMX even better? Send us a quick message with your ideas by completing this form and we'll take it on board.

The Parallax Effect

You've seen this visual effect in ads and TV programmes - you take a still photo and add depth and motion to make it interesting. It's called the parallax effect and now you can do it too.

UK motion graphics artist Joe Fellows specialises in bringing stills to life. Using a series of steps in Photoshop and then After Effects, Fellows is able to transform photos into ’2.5D’ animated sequences that look like slow motion footage shot with a video camera.Here's how he does it;

The above video is from an article at PetaPixel, a site worth exploring if our sessions on media pique your interest.

The tools used in the above are Adobe Photoshop for still image editing and Adobe After Effects for motion effects. These are professional tools and are expensive but you can get 30 day trials for free to play around with and there are student and teacher discount plans if you are really interested.

Here's an amazing video Joe created using this technique (all the images started out as still photos!);


we're all VOLUNTEERS

Mentors give their time freely to help build coding skills in the community.
If you'd like to help out, regardless of your skill set, send us your details.

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Come to learn or teach code; make games, apps, websites and more

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  • eircom
  • CoderDojo
  • shirley arms
  • AIB
  • blacknight
  • o2
  • SuperValu
  • Kingspan
  • Monaghan County Council