Coding Projects in Scratch (Paperback)

A A Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Coding Your Own Animations, Games, Simulations (Computer Coding for Kids)

By Jon Woodcock

DK Children, 9781465477347, 224pp.

Publication Date: August 6, 2019

List Price: 19.99*
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Description

A step-by-step visual guide to creating your own projects using Scratch 3.0.

Techy kids will get familiar with Scratch 3.0 using this beginner's guide to coding. Difficult coding concepts become fun and easy to understand as budding programmers build their own projects using Scratch 3.0, the latest software from the world's most popular programming language for beginners.

Make a Dino Dance Party or create your own electronic birthday cards. Build games, simulations, and mind-bending graphics as you discover the awesome things computer programmers can do with Scratch 3.0. Coding Projects in Scratch, 2nd Edition, uses a visual step-by-step approach to split complicated code into manageable, easy-to-digest chunks so that the most impressive projects become possible.

Suitable for complete beginners, this book will give readers a solid understanding of programming, preparing
them to create their own projects from scratch, and even move on to more complex programming languages like Python.


About the Author

Dr. Jon Woodcock has a degree in physics from the University of Oxford and a PhD in computational astrophysics from the University of London. He started coding at the age of eight and has programmed all kinds of computers, from single-chip microcontrollers to world-class supercomputers. His many projects include giant space simulations, research in high-tech companies, and intelligent robots made from junk. Jon has a passion for science and technology education, giving talks on space and running computer programming clubs in schools. He has worked on numerous science and technology books as a contributor and consultant, including DK's How Cool Stuff Works and Help Your Kids with Computer Coding.


Praise For Coding Projects in Scratch: A A Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Coding Your Own Animations, Games, Simulations (Computer Coding for Kids)

"An encouraging platform for beginners." — Publisher's Weekly