6-year-old Indian boy sets world record for being youngest computer programmer

Arham Om Talsania entered the Guinness World Record as youngest computer programmer

A six-year-boy from Ahmedabad has become the world’s youngest computer programmer. Arham Om Taslsania, a Class 2 student, entered the Guinness Book of World Records by clearing the powerful ‘Python Programming Lanuage’ exam. He has cleared a Microsoft certification exam at the VUE test centre. Arham was interested in gadgets from very young age and used to play games on tablet devices. He started using tablets at the age of 2. Next year he bought gadgets with iOS and Windows and started learning coding from his father, who was working on Python.  After studying the basics of programming, he started to create his own small games. The official website of the records book states that “The youngest computer programmer is Arham Om Talsania, who is 6 years and 364 days old, as verified in Gujarat, India, on 23 January 2020.” Earlier record was in the name of a seven-year-old boy, Muhammad Hamza Shahzad, British boy of Pakistani origin. Arham hopes to become an entrepreneur one day.