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Scratch Programming Playground

Learn to Program by Making Cool Games

by Al Sweigart

eBook
Scratch, the colorful drag-and-drop programming language, is used by millions of first-time learners, and in Scratch Programming Playground, you'll learn to program by making cool games. Get ready to destroy asteroids, shoot hoops, and slice and dice fruit!
Each game includes easy-to-follow instructions, review questions, and creative coding challenges to make the game your own. Want to add more levels or a cheat code? No problem, just write some code.
You'll learn to make games like:
–Maze Runner: escape the maze!
–Snaaaaaake: gobble apples and avoid your own tail
–Asteroid Breaker: smash space rocks
–Fruit Slicer: a Fruit Ninja clone
–Brick Breaker: a remake of Breakout, the brick-breaking classic
–Platformer: a game inspired by Super Mario Bros.
Learning how to program shouldn't be dry and dreary. With Scratch Programming Playground, you'll make a game of it!
Uses Scratch 2

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Publisher: No Starch Press

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781593277963
  • File size: 58249 KB
  • Release date: September 16, 2016

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781593277963
  • File size: 58646 KB
  • Release date: September 16, 2016


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Scratch, the colorful drag-and-drop programming language, is used by millions of first-time learners, and in Scratch Programming Playground, you'll learn to program by making cool games. Get ready to destroy asteroids, shoot hoops, and slice and dice fruit!
Each game includes easy-to-follow instructions, review questions, and creative coding challenges to make the game your own. Want to add more levels or a cheat code? No problem, just write some code.
You'll learn to make games like:
–Maze Runner: escape the maze!
–Snaaaaaake: gobble apples and avoid your own tail
–Asteroid Breaker: smash space rocks
–Fruit Slicer: a Fruit Ninja clone
–Brick Breaker: a remake of Breakout, the brick-breaking classic
–Platformer: a game inspired by Super Mario Bros.
Learning how to program shouldn't be dry and dreary. With Scratch Programming Playground, you'll make a game of it!
Uses Scratch 2

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