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  • Published: 12 April 2021
  • ISBN: 9781718500211
  • Imprint: No Starch Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $49.99

Scratch Programming Playground, 2nd Edition (Scratch 3)



A project-filled introduction to coding that shows kids how to build programs by making cool games. Based on Scratch 3, the world's most popular drag-and-drop programming language developed by the MIT Lifelong Kindergarten Group.

A project-filled introduction to coding that shows kids how to build programs by making cool games.

Scratch, the colorful drag-and-drop programming language, is used by millions of first-time learners worldwide. Scratch 3 features an updated interface, new programming blocks, and the ability to run on tablets and smartphones, so you can learn how to code on the go.

In Scratch 3 Programming Playground, you'll learn to code by making cool games. Get ready to destroy asteroids, shoot hoops, and slice and dice fruit! Each game includes easy-to-follow instructions with full-color images, 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 learn to make games like:
Maze Runner: escape the maze!Snaaaaaake: gobble apples and avoid your own tailAsteroid Breaker: smash space rocksFruit Slicer: a Fruit Ninja cloneBrick Breaker: a remake of Breakout, the brick-breaking classicPlatformer: a game inspired by Super Mario Bros
Learning how to program shouldn't be dry and dreary. With Scratch 3 Programming Playground, you'll make a game of it!

Covers: Scratch 3

  • Published: 12 April 2021
  • ISBN: 9781718500211
  • Imprint: No Starch Children's
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $49.99

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