Writing Computer Code: Learn the Language of Computers!

Writing Computer Code: Learn the Language of Computers!

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A technology book for kids!

Learning how to code can be like learning a foreign language.This book serves as an excellent guide to help you start writing in the odd-looking languages that make the web work. Follow simple steps as you work with real code to build your own web robots. Create your robot--write code that builds your robot's body and structure Give your bot some style--add code lines that customize your robot's color and shape Get your robot moving--finish off your robot with code that teaches it how to dance

Technology Requirements:
Hardware - PC or tablet with Internet connection running Windows 7 or higher or Mac with Internet connection running Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

Software - Web browser to access JSFiddle.net: Google Chrome(TM), Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge, or Microsoft Internet Explorer version 9.0 or higher
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Product details

  • Hardback | 124 pages
  • 145 x 211 x 13mm | 499g
  • English
  • Prebound edition
  • Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.
  • 0606403663
  • 9780606403665

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Build an Animated Robot App Create Cool Games Make a Web Page Learn Real Coding Skills

Learn coding and build cool stuff!

JavaScript is what makes websites and apps work. This book shows you how to write JavaScript code by creating a MadLibs-style game, an adventure game, a calculator app, a lemonade stand app, a web page, and more. Learn JavaScript and wow your friends! Start right away -- get started using the JavaScript Console in the very first chapter Make things you can use -- build apps you can use and games to play with your friends Go farther -- get creative with the coding language that adds life to the web and powers popular apps
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About Chris Minnick

Chris Minnick and Eva Holland are experienced web developers, tech trainers, and coauthors of JavaScript For Kids For Dummies. Together they founded WatzThis?, a company focused on training and course development.
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