Most clubs start off with projects in the language Scratch, which can be used for free via a web browser — all you need is access to internet-connected PCs or laptops. There is also an offline version of it that’s free to download. You can find out more about the system requirements for Scratch and its offline version on the official Scratch website.

For writing and testing the code for our Python and HTML/CSS projects, we recommend using the free online tool Trinket, which can be accessed using a web browser.