Coding games in Scratch: a step-by-step guide to building your own computer games

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Publisher:
DK Publishing,
Pub. Date:
2016.
Edition:
First American edition.
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
940L
Description
A step-by-step visual guide to building your own computer games using Scratch 3.0 Scratch 3.0 has landed, so stay ahead of the curve with this fully updated guide for beginner coders. Kids will love the step-by-step, visual approach that makes even the most difficult coding concepts fun and easy to understand. Coding Games in Scratch, 2nd Edition, blends coding theory with the practical task of creating exciting games. Children learn the fundamentals of computer programming by seeing how to build their own games. Coding theory is taught through practical tasks, so young programmers don't just learn how computer code works; they learn why it's done that way. Jumpy Monkey shows them how to simulate gravity in their games, or they can give Dog's Dinner a try to learn about collision detection. Once they've zoomed through the book, the possibilities are endless!
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ISBN:
9781465439352
Lexile measure:
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subject_facet Computer games -- Programming -- Juvenile literature
Scratch (Computer program language) -- Juvenile literature
title_display Coding games in Scratch : a step-by-step guide to building your own computer games
title_full Coding games in Scratch : a step-by-step guide to building your own computer games / Jon Woodcock
title_short Coding games in Scratch :
title_sub a step-by-step guide to building your own computer games
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Programming
Scratch (Computer program language)