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Young Turks: Here's how White-Hat Jr is helping young kids build commercial-ready games, animations and apps

Updated : October 01, 2020 11:15 PM IST

Python, Ruby, Java, C++, and Blockly - sound Greek to you? Well, it's not to 8-year-old coders writing algorithms and creating apps.

Young kids are today learning how to code and it has emerged as a great educational tool. As coding helps in breaking down a task into logical and sequential steps, which in turn helps children develop logical thinking and problem-solving skills, a key ingredient for critical thinking.

The emergence of a generation of young coders is making parents happy and ed-tech companies are happy to catch them young.

CNBC-TV18's Shereen Bhan spoke to Karan Bajaj, the chief executive officer and founder of White-Hat Junior, a platform that helps children aged 6 to 14 years build commercial-ready games, animations, and apps online using the fundamentals of coding. The platform has over 4 million users of which 1 lakh are paid subscribers and they learn coding from 9,500 teachers.
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