Super Scratch Programming Adventure!: Learn to Program by Making Cool Games

Super Scratch Programming Adventure!: Learn to Program by Making Cool Games

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By (author) The Lead Project

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  • Publisher: No Starch Press,US
  • Format: Paperback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 173mm x 239mm x 18mm | 408g
  • Publication date: 2 September 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Daly City, California
  • ISBN 10: 1593274092
  • ISBN 13: 9781593274092
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 41,382

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Scratch is the wildly popular educational programming language used by millions of first-time learners in classrooms, libraries, and homes worldwide. By dragging together colorful blocks of code, kids quickly learn computer programming concepts and make cool games and animations. In Super Scratch Programming Adventure!, kids learn programming fundamentals as they make their very own playable video games. They'll create projects inspired by classic arcade games that can be programmed (and played!) in an afternoon. The book's patient, step-by-step explanations of the code and fun programming challenges will have kids creating their own games in no time. This full-color comic book makes programming concepts like flow control, subroutines, and data types effortless to absorb. Packed with ideas for games that kids will be proud to show off, Super Scratch Programming Adventure! is the perfect first step for the budding programmer.

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The Learning through Engineering, Art, and Design (LEAD) Project is an educational initiative established to encourage the development of creative thinking through the use of technology. Created by The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups in collaboration with the MIT Media Lab, the LEAD project promotes hands-on, design-based activities to foster innovation, problem solving skills, and technical literacy.