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Scratch is a fun, beginner-friendly programming environment popular in schools around the world. Its playful, intuitive interface uses colorful programming blocks and cartoon sprites to make real programming more approachable. Learn to Program with Scratch shows just how much you can do with Scratch and teaches you essential, universal programming concepts along the way.

In Learn to Program with Scratch, author Majed Marji takes you on a tour through Scratch's surprisingly powerful features to teach programming concepts like procedures, variables, loops, recursion, decision making, and lists. You will use your new-found skills to create science simulations, math projects, and even some fun arcade games! Each chapter offers a summary and practice exercises at the end to make sure the lessons stick.

Scratch is an incredibly fun and easy language to learn, plus you can do some seriously potent programming with it. Learn to Program with Scratch will help you get the most out of Scratch and begin your journey into the world of programming.

Synopsis:

Scratch is a fun and beginner-friendly programming environment. Popular in schools around the world, Scratch makes a great first programming language. Serious Scratch Programming uses this accessible language to teach essential programming concepts like procedures, variables, loops, strings, and lists. You will use your new-found programming skills to program science simulations, math projects, and even some fun arcade games! Each chapter offers a summary and practice exercises at the end to make sure the lessons stick. By offering a methodical guide to all of Scratch's surprisingly powerful features, Serious Scratch Programming gives you a firm grasp on the fundamental principles of programming in any language.

About the Author

Majed Marji is a senior development engineer at General Motors and an adjunct faculty member at Wayne State University in Michigan. He holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University and an MBA in Strategic Management from Davenport University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781593275433
Author:
Marji, Majed
Publisher:
No Starch Press
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Children s-Computers
Subject:
Programming;Scratch;beginning programming;games;learn programming;learn to program;science;scratch;scratch 2.0
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20140231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7 in

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Scratch is a fun and beginner-friendly programming environment. Popular in schools around the world, Scratch makes a great first programming language. Serious Scratch Programming uses this accessible language to teach essential programming concepts like procedures, variables, loops, strings, and lists. You will use your new-found programming skills to program science simulations, math projects, and even some fun arcade games! Each chapter offers a summary and practice exercises at the end to make sure the lessons stick. By offering a methodical guide to all of Scratch's surprisingly powerful features, Serious Scratch Programming gives you a firm grasp on the fundamental principles of programming in any language.

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