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A Day in Code - A picture book written in code

A project in Simi Valley, CA by Sundae Electronics

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An illustrated story written in the C programming language (with English translations!).
Backers: 532
Average Pledge Per Backer: $32

Funded: $16,926 of $7,000
Dates: Jun 4th -> Jul 24th (50 days)
Project By: Sundae Electronics
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Latest News

4 days left!

July 19th - via:
Hey everyone! I can’t believe there’s only four days left! That went by fast…  I really appreciate your support from all over the world in making this project successful.  I want to shout out a big Thank you! and  Hello World! DISCLAIMER:... (Read More)

Two weeks left!

July 10th - via:
Hey everyone, I hope you’ve all been having a good week and staying healthy! I want to answer a few common questions I’ve seen, which I’ll add to the FAQ. The first question is “what are the C programming topics that will be covered?”.... (Read More)

Onward and upward!

July 2nd - via:
Hey everyone! The campaign now has over 300 backers with 3 weeks to go! Thank you so much for your support! In the last update, I wrote about “upgrading” the sample illustration. Thank you for your feedback…the overwhelming consensus was that a... (Read More)

A Picture Book Written in C Code

June 29th - via:
The book is called A Day in Code and it contains simple fun code examples that tell a story. Each code page contains a simple full C program that describes a situation in the story and demonstrates a new programming concept. (Read More)

I want your opinion!

June 24th - via:
Hey everyone, I hope you’re doing well! I have some good news since the last update: 1. Product Hunt 2. New and improved illustration 1. My product was “hunted” on Product Hunt and was the#5 Product of the Day when it posted on Saturday June... (Read More)

Goal reached- thank you backers!!!

June 16th - via:
Thank you Backers!!! A Day in Code has just reached its funding goal!! Thank you all for your incredible support and encouragement and making this happen in such a short time!! I’m so excited to work on perfecting the book and collaborating with my... (Read More)

Over halfway there!

June 8th - via:
Hey everyone! Thank you so much for backing my project. Your support means a lot to me! The project is now over halfway to its goal. Yesterday I got an email from Kickstarter informing me that I received the 100th backer! This is a snapshot of the... (Read More)

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