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6 year-old-boy from Ahmedabad enters Guinness World Record as youngest computer programmer

6 year-old-boy from Ahmedabad enters Guinness World Record as youngest computer programmer

Gujarat’s Arham Om Talsania has been recognised as the world’s youngest computer programmer by the Guinness World Records. Born on January 24, 2013, his record was verified by Guinness on January 23, 2020, when he was 6 years and 364 days old.

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Arham Om Talsania, the Class 2 student has cleared the Microsoft certification exam at Pearson VUE test centre. “My father taught me coding. I started using tablets when I was 2 years old. At the age of 3, I bought gadgets with iOS and Windows. Later, I got to know that my father was working on Python,” Talsania told ANI. “When I got my certificate from Python, I was creating small games. After some time, they asked me to send some proof of work. A few months later, they approved me and I got the Guinness World Record certificate,” he said.

Talsania dreams to become a business entrepreneur and help everyone “I want to be a business entrepreneur and help everyone. I want to make apps, games, and systems for coding. I also want to help the needy,” he said. Arham Talsania’s father Om Talsania who is a software engineer said that his son had developed an interest in coding and he taught him the basics of programming.