CodeLab Information for Fall 2018

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What is CodeLab?

CodeLab is an online program for learning and practicing computer programming. CodeLab is available to you anywhere you have access to the world wide web. It is delivered and supported by a company called Turing's Craft. Their home page is http://www.turingscraft.com.

How to Start Using CodeLab

The first 10 exercises in CodeLab are free so you can start doing the CodeLab homework before paying. But first you must register to get a username and password. After registering, you must enroll to access the course and put yourself on your instructor's CodeLab roster.

Registering for CodeLab

You must use your actual name during the registration so that your instructor can give you credit for the work you do in CodeLab.

  1. Go to www.tcgo1.com --OR-- www.tcgo2.com
  2. Click "Student Registration"
  3. Enter a valid email twice, check that you are not a robot and press the Submit button.
  4. When you get the registration email (check your spam folder if need be!) follow its instructions.
  5. Fill in the requested information (name, selected password, date of birth, country, state and university) and click Submit. Use your real name so that your instructor can give you credit for your work.
  6. You should then see a page with a link to login--click it and log in using the email address and password that your provided. At this point you are now ready to enroll.

Enrolling in a CodeLab Section

You must enroll in, and complete exercises in, the correct section of CodeLab to get credit on an assignment.

  1. Make sure you're registered. Go to the registration procedure above if you are not yet registered.
  2. Go to either www.tcgo1.com OR www.tcgo2.com .
  3. Click Login under CodeLab.
  4. Enter the email address you used during registration for username; enter the password you gave yourself during registration; click Login.
  5. Click +Add A Course.
  6. Enter the Section Access Code listed below for the correct course and section and then click Next.
    Course Your Section Enter This Code
    CS-11-1 104974 CABR-26484-XPUR-38
    CS-12GP-1 104977 CABR-26485-UEWR-38
  7. Verify that the course is the RIGHT one for you. If it's all good click Confirm.
  8. Read the End-User License Agreement and check the I accept... box and click Enroll
  9. You're enrolled! Just follow the remaining instructions and buttons-- or, close your browser window and log in from scratch.

How to Login to CodeLab

  1. Go to www.tcgo1.com --OR-- www.tcgo2.com
  2. Click "Login" under CodeLab
  3. Enter the email address you used during registration for username; enter the password you gave yourself during registration; click Login.

How to Get Full Access

To submit answers to the exercises after the first 10 you must purchase CodeLab access.

  1. Login to CodeLab and go to the course
  2. At the top of the page click the link for "upgrade here"
  3. Follow the directions for the various payment options

Payment options include PayPal, credit card, check (for a $2 handling fee), and payment keys.

In Case of Problems

If you have problems with access or payment, please contact CodeLab Customer support at: http://www.turingscraft.com/support.php.