• 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.

AppInventor - Session 1

We're starting mobile development today and our first session is a first look at the AppInventor tool. Here's what we need to do;


Start at the appinventor website;


Explore the page and click 'CREATE' to see the AppInventor Interface

You need a google account to use this. If you don't have one, use This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Ask a mentor for the password.

Check out the GUIDE link at the top of the screen for an overview of features.



Set up your Android device OR Emulator

How to set up an android device

How to set up an emulator


Explore the getting started videos at


Step 4

Complete the tutorials to get building your first apps. Each of these are linked below the videos you saw in step 3.



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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About Us

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

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