At an event where 20 middle school students were working away at programming tutorials put together by Code.org as part of their Hour of Code program, President Obama flitted between tutorials and photo ops before trying his hand at some light coding.
So what was the so-called 'Coder-in-Chief''s masterpiece? According to TechCrunch, “ he wrote a ranking algorithm that might just rival Larry and Sergey’s. Wait, sorry, wrong line — he wrote a little blurp of code that renders a square on the screen. Baby steps!”
Parvoti “was quick to note," says the Verge, "that 'no one starts by creating a complicated game.'”
The workshop the president attended was just one of 77,000 Hour of Code events scheduled globally for the so-called Computer Science Education Week, says CNet.