Today was the second HIVE Mozilla Youth Ambassador training at Mouse. Today was focused on making that pivotal move from hacking bits and pieces of the web with the X-Ray Goggles to designing webpages with HTML and style. This was the first time that I have ever lead a followup workshop to the initial “hack jam” type workshops where participants learned about the open web, what we mean by “hacking” and an intro to the Hackasaurus tools. For me this workshop is very important because it moves from the “a ha” moment that many users have when using the googles to look under the hood of a webpage, to the “roll up the sleeves” and get to work phase. Or, as Mimi Ito might say- from messing around to geeking out.
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