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An Hour of Code with Star Wars!

Date: November 15, 2015 Author: Daniel Gomez Categories: Events

Code.org has a brand new tutorial for the Hour of Code 2015, in partnership with Disney and Lucasfilm — featuring Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Work with Rey to guide the new droid BB-8 through a mission. Then, join Leia to create and share your own game in a galaxy far, far away.

Try an early preview of Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code

Students will learn to write JavaScript to power their games. For younger learners, a tablet-friendly, drag-and-drop version will be available in the next few weeks. You can also check out other options for all ages. And stay tuned… more tutorials are coming soon.

New prizes, including a behind-the-scenes “Making of Star Wars” experience

There already 77,000 events worldwide and counting. Please, ask someone you know to join you in the Hour of Code to help us reach 100,000 events before Dec. 7. Every organizer will receive a gift card to Amazon, iTunes or Windows Store. There are some awesome new prizes too.

You can also now order custom Hour of Code t-shirts to celebrate your event when Dec. 7 arrives. Want more inspiration for students? Check out our new Hour of Code video featuring inspiring women.

I couldn’t be more excited to share Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code with you today. Code your own game, share it, and tell us what you think.

Hadi Partovi,
Founder, Code.org