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Scratch Programming in Easy Steps: Covers Versions 1.4 and 2.0 (In Easy Steps)


Scratch Programming in Easy Steps: Covers Versions 1.4 and 2.0 (In Easy Steps) Cover


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Scratch Programming in Easy Steps introduces readers to Scratch, a programming language that is widely used on the Raspberry Pi. Using Scratchs highly visual interface, you'll learn how to make games and animations. Along the way, youll learn about some important ideas that underpin most programming languages. The book includes examples of games and techniques that readers are invited to customize and build on to make their own programs, and begins with a foreword by Mitchel Resnick, Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab, which created Scratch.

Covers Scratch versions 1.4 and 2.0.

About the Author

Sean McManus writes inspiring books about business and technology. His books include Web Design in Easy Steps, and he has written for magazines including Internet Magazine, Personal Computer World, and Internet Works.

Table of Contents

Introducing Scratch

Drawing with Scratch

Creating the Spiral Rider game

Creating a random maths quiz

Creating the Dodgeball game

Creating the Hangman game

Making music in Scratch

Creating a platform game

Creating the Moon Defence game

Using Scratch for physical computing

Fixing errors in your programs

Product Details

Covers versions 1.4 and 2.0
Mcmanus, Sean
McManus, Sean
In Easy Steps Limited
Programming Languages - General
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
In Easy Steps
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Color photos and illustrations throughou
8.88 x 7.38 in

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Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Programming and Languages

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