Scratch programming playground: learn to program by making cool games

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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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display_description 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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subject_facet Computer games -- Programming -- Juvenile literature, Computer programming -- Juvenile literature, Microcomputers -- Programming -- Juvenile literature, Scratch (Computer program language) -- Juvenile literature
title_display Scratch programming playground : learn to program by making cool games
title_full Scratch Programming Playground Learn to Program by Making Cool Games, Scratch programming playground : learn to program by making cool games / Al Sweigart
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