Scratch Programming Playground Learn to Program by Making Cool Games by Albert Sweigart
  

Synopsis

Scratch Programming Playground Learn to Program by Making Cool Games by Albert Sweigart

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 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!

About the Author

Al Sweigart is a software developer who teaches programming to kids and adults. He is the author of the bestselling No Starch Press book, Automate the Boring Stuff with Python.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Author

Albert Sweigart
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Publisher

No Starch Press,US

Publication date

18th October 2016

ISBN

9781593277628


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