To well-born souls, value does not wait for the number of years, as Corneille said. The little Zora ball is one of those well-born souls, promised a bright future in the field of video game programming.
From the top of her 7 years, she should be playing games of her age. But the girl, who has just started her first year of primary school at the Institute Harambee of Science and Technology in Philadelphia, already has a mobile application to his credit. She became the youngest developer of mobile video games.
His game was unveiled on the occasion of the event Bootstrap Expo, late last year, at the University of Pennsylvania. It was developed using the programming language bootstrap, which is usually taught to older children between 12 and 16 years to help them understand the concepts of algebra via video game programming.
During the presentation, the young prodigy managed to fully reconfigure his application when asked to do so, reports the news site Tech Mashable. The staff of the Harambee Institute where Zora studies and participates in Extra School programs, anticipates that she will achieve great things, as reported in an article in the Philadelphia Tribune newspaper.
"I'm proud of Zora and all of my students," said Tariq Al-Nasirwho runs the STEMnasium Learning Academy. "Their dedication to this program is phenomenal, and they come in class every Saturday, including vacation periods. »
Last year the media also talked a lot about Kelvin Doe, this young Sierra Leone of 13 years ago who created batteries and generators using materials collected in garbage cans. Three years later, he became the youngest person to be invited to the prestigious WITH in Boston.