Blockly Developer Summit 2019: Basics of Using Blockly with npm


EUROPESE OMROEP & GoogleTechTalks

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1jkTjxjDTER4sjTbrfKwv3WGaIFEeosTwQjstmAWHa1w/edit?usp=sharing

More about the Summit: https://sites.google.com/corp/view/blockly-user-summit-2019/agenda

About the speaker: Sam is a Software Engineer on the Kids Coding Team at Google. He recently joined the Blockly team after moving to the bay area. Sam had previously worked at Microsoft on the MakeCode team. Sam loves laser cutting, sailing and skiing.

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Blockly Developer Summit 2019: Themes!


EUROPESE OMROEP & GoogleTechTalks

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/13eCAS_Xmm4GHYmve3x7Si66mhmK-XN_VmmOqVxjl0-g/edit?usp=sharing

More about the Summit: https://sites.google.com/corp/view/blockly-user-summit-2019/agenda

About the speaker: Abby started her adventure in the wonderful world of blocks about a year ago when she joined the Kids Coding Team at Google. Since then she has mainly been focused on Themes and Keyboard Navigation.

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Blockly Developer Summit 2019: Block Debugger


EUROPESE OMROEP & GoogleTechTalks

https://onedrive.live.com/?authkey= %21AKovlywgVsIiAOc&cid=CFC5A1C21413D8F9&id=CFC5A1C21413D8F9%211264&parId=CFC5A1C21413D8F9%211263&o=OneUp

More about the Summit: https://sites.google.com/corp/view/blockly-user-summit-2019/agenda

About the speakers: Jacqueline Russell is the Program Manager for Microsoft MakeCode. Jacqueline has worked at Microsoft since 2005 in various groups focused on technology in education. She plays squash with her teammates, snowboards in the winter, and does regular user testing with her kids.

Shannon is a software engineer for Microsoft MakeCode. She's been with MakeCode for six months, and Microsoft for a year and a half before that as a web developer. In her free time she hikes (slowly), draws (infrequently), and sleeps (proficiently).

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Blockly Developer Summit 2019: MakeCode Block Design


EUROPESE OMROEP & GoogleTechTalks

https://onedrive.live.com/?authkey= %21AC%2DkESToIXzHxGs&cid=CFC5A1C21413D8F9&id=CFC5A1C21413D8F9%211265&parId=CFC5A1C21413D8F9%211263&o=OneUp

More about the Summit: https://sites.google.com/corp/view/blockly-user-summit-2019/agenda

About the speakers: Jacqueline Russell is the Program Manager for Microsoft MakeCode. Jacqueline has worked at Microsoft since 2005 in various groups focused on technology in education. She plays squash with her teammates, snowboards in the winter, and does regular user testing with her kids.

Shannon is a software engineer for Microsoft MakeCode. She's been with MakeCode for six months, and Microsoft for a year and a half before that as a web developer. In her free time she hikes (slowly), draws (infrequently), and sleeps (proficiently).

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Blockly Developer Summit 2019: Asynchonicity in Blockly Codegen


EUROPESE OMROEP & GoogleTechTalks

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1o3wIjQHg2hwlbv10HWo6um-Tt9tFRahGoQ1VizHJHzc/edit?usp=sharing

More about the Summit: https://sites.google.com/corp/view/blockly-user-summit-2019/agenda

About the speaker: Mark is currently Vice President of Engineering at Thunkable, which uses Blockly to support the ability of non-programmers to develop cross-platform, professional mobile apps. Previously, he led the team at Google which created App Inventor and Blockly. He is an avid cruciverbalist, a devoted husband and father, and a watcher of too much TV.

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Blockly Developer Summit 2019: Blocks for CS Undergrads?


EUROPESE OMROEP & GoogleTechTalks

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1u3AjdIFOhnpr8ADZBOfCgSkrxZugDIzE/view

More about the Summit: https://sites.google.com/corp/view/blockly-user-summit-2019/agenda

About the speaker: Pedro is a Fulbright-Colciencias Doctoral Scholar, enrolled in the Ph.D. in Human-Centered Computing at the Department of Computers & Information Science & Engineering at the University of Florida (UF). He works in the Engaging Learning Lab under the supervision of Dr. Christina Gardner-McCune, researching in Computer Science Education (CS Ed) and educational technologies design. Additionally, Pedro is also a Core-Faculty Assistant Professor of the Systems Engineering Program at Universidad El Bosque, Colombia, and a researcher for the OSIRIS&BIOAXIS research group. Outside of his duties, he plays the piano, practices Taekwondo, and enjoys singing in karaoke.

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Blockly Developer Summit 2019: Adventures in Type Checking


EUROPESE OMROEP & GoogleTechTalks

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/19k5fNcQ46QC3Zkf-K87rrZZjSC6rbuk_q_px0JYiRK0/edit #slide=id.p

More about the Summit: https://sites.google.com/corp/view/blockly-user-summit-2019/agenda

About the speaker: Mark has been a software engineer at Adaptavist for over 11 years. Working on a Blockly based non-educational product for over 2 years, and when not playing with virtual blocks, very much enjoys the Lego kind with his two sons.

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Blockly Developer Summit 2019: Q&A with the Blockly Team


EUROPESE OMROEP & GoogleTechTalks

https://sites.google.com/corp/view/blockly-user-summit-2019/agenda

About the speakers:

Erik joined Google 10 years ago after completing a master's in educational robotics. He's worked on a variety of projects under Android and in education. He currently manages the Kids Coding team at Google, which maintains the Blockly library.

Rachel is a software engineer at Google and an expert in all things Blockly. She has spent the last four years working on Blockly, and she can tell you more than you want to know about cross-platform mouse/pointer event handling.

Sam is a Software Engineer on the Kids Coding Team at Google. He recently joined the Blockly team after moving to the bay area. Sam had previously worked at Microsoft on the MakeCode team.

Abby started her adventure in the wonderful world of blocks about a year ago when she joined the Kids Coding Team at Google. Since then she has mainly been focused on Themes and Keyboard Navigation.

Monica Monica is a sort-of new member on the Kids Coding team, returning to the Blockly team after working on VR in Google Daydream and helping out with other projects on Google's Education platform team. She has previously worked on Blockly Games and has had a hand in Blockly's recent rendering rewrite effort.

Navil is the most recent addition to the Kids Coding Team at Google. Her work is currently focused on creating a demo for realtime collaboration with Blockly.

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Blockly Developer Summit 2019: Making Blockly Accessible for People with Visual Impairments


EUROPESE OMROEP & GoogleTechTalks

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PcFbrhdoXozbfCADUAttg7tp63ok5H8f/view

More about the Summit: https://sites.google.com/corp/view/blockly-user-summit-2019/agenda

About the speaker: Aboubakar Mountapmbeme is currently pursuing his PhD in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of North Texas, where he is being supervised by Dr. Stephanie Ludi. His research interests are in HCI, Accessibility, Software Engineering and Machine Learning, broadly construed. Their work with Blockly involves enabling accessibility by people with visual disabilities by adding support for assistive technologies. Outside school, he enjoys watching birds and cooking.

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Blockly Developer Summit 2019: Realtime Collaboration with Blockly-Experiences with MIT App Inventor


EUROPESE OMROEP & GoogleTechTalks

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Yq9_Ay4a0paFgpVQR1pJN5_wzfUtEaBW/view

More about the Summit: https://sites.google.com/corp/view/blockly-user-summit-2019/agenda

About the speaker: Evan is the Lead Developer on the App Inventor project. His aim is to help App Inventor users realize the full potential of their app ideas through the development of new components and features to aid in collaboration, rich data collection and visualization, and efficiency. During his time as a graduate student, Evan consulted on the PUNYA project to expand App Inventor capabilities for humanitarian causes, and he has consulted for a number of companies deploying Android and iOS applications. Evan completed his Ph.D. on optimizing reasoning software power consumption on smartphones at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in June 2016 prior to joining the App Inventor team. He also holds a M.S. in Cognitive Science and B.S. in Computer Science & Psychology from RPI.

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Blockly Developer Summit 2019: Exploring Blockly Performance: Case Studies in MIT App Inventor


EUROPESE OMROEP & GoogleTechTalks

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JmZ93iQOZ5LWj8kjU9AfwVEND39bwT0v/view

More about the Summit: https://sites.google.com/corp/view/blockly-user-summit-2019/agenda

About the speaker: Evan is the Lead Developer on the App Inventor project. His aim is to help App Inventor users realize the full potential of their app ideas through the development of new components and features to aid in collaboration, rich data collection and visualization, and efficiency. During his time as a graduate student, Evan consulted on the PUNYA project to expand App Inventor capabilities for humanitarian causes, and he has consulted for a number of companies deploying Android and iOS applications. Evan completed his Ph.D. on optimizing reasoning software power consumption on smartphones at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in June 2016 prior to joining the App Inventor team. He also holds a M.S. in Cognitive Science and B.S. in Computer Science & Psychology from RPI.

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Blockly Developer Summit 2019: Keyboard Navigation


EUROPESE OMROEP & GoogleTechTalks

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Eb86RHCuD842uZYEQ3cnL3PFxvhcN-b3iTk0N_gO6kk/edit?usp=sharing

More about the Summit: https://sites.google.com/corp/view/blockly-user-summit-2019/agenda

About the speaker: Abby started her adventure in the wonderful world of blocks about a year ago when she joined the Kids Coding Team at Google. Since then she has mainly been focused on Themes and Keyboard Navigation.

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Blockly Developer Summit 2019: Rendering


EUROPESE OMROEP & GoogleTechTalks

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1nNk0DYT_aeMxKS7BVfAZxpQSOmwBu9XuG96oezrp_Ss/edit?usp=sharing

More about the Summit: https://sites.google.com/corp/view/blockly-user-summit-2019/agenda

About the speaker: Rachel is a software engineer at Google and an expert in all things Blockly. She has spent the last four years working on Blockly, and she can tell you more than you want to know about cross-platform mouse/pointer event handling.

Rachel likes to bake bread, ride her bike, and curl up with a good book.

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Blockly Developer Summit 2019: Custom Fields


EUROPESE OMROEP & GoogleTechTalks

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1_dpbjIU8o7Pj1zZw2GT119XneYJk6aZREreyo5TZAG8/edit?usp=sharing

More about the Summit: https://sites.google.com/corp/view/blockly-user-summit-2019/agenda

About the speaker: Beka is an active contributor to the Blockly core, working on everything from trashcan UI to the connection database. Most recently she helped refactor the custom fields API and is also the primary author of Blockly's field documentation (https://developers.google.com/blockly/guides/create-custom-blocks/fields/overview ).

When not programming Beka spends time reading, hiking, and enjoying her pet snail, Stapledon.

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Blockly Developer Summit 2019: Where are we going


EUROPESE OMROEP & GoogleTechTalks

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1UUvMHVa3vego6FqQO59bCPE7LQroLW4Hw1N16uInylU/edit?usp=sharing

More about the Summit: https://sites.google.com/corp/view/blockly-user-summit-2019/agenda

About the speaker: Erik joined Google 10 years ago after completing a master's in educational robotics. He's worked on a variety of projects under Android and in education. He currently manages the Kids Coding team at Google, which maintains the Blockly library.

Erik spends most of his free time with his family, but also enjoys playing games, reading, and cooking.

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