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"A brilliant introduction to one of the most widely used programming languages in UK schools, which enables children to bring their ideas to life with almost startling ease... The explanatory text is beautifully clear, with jargon kept for when it's absolutely necessary."
- Teach Primary Magazine.
Scratch is a programming language that's widely used in schools and universities, and is the perfect first starting point for people of all ages who want to learn to program. It's designed to enable you to be creative in making your own games, animations and other programs, while it shields you from the complexity of many other programming languages. Scratch has recently found a whole new audience on the Raspberry Pi.
Scratch Programming in Easy Steps will show you how you can use Scratch to build games and other programs. Each chapter includes step by step examples you can build and experiment with, and the book covers the full range of Scratch's capabilities.
The 2nd Edition of Scratch Programming in Easy Steps has been updated to cover Scratch 3. As well as updated code, guidance, and screenshots throughout, the new edition includes:
Here's a short introduction called "How to use this book" that I removed from the book to make room for one more project!
If you're looking for more fun projects to build and customise, my book Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps is a perfect companion to this title.
|Book Title||Scratch Programming in Easy Steps|
|Book Author||Sean McManus|
|Publisher||In Easy Steps|
|ISBN||978-1-84078-612-5 (1st Edition)
978-1-84078-859-4 (2nd Edition)
The book was reviewed in issue 21 of The Magpi. They concluded: "It is written in plain English, is fully illustrated and is printed in full colour. If you are looking to start programming in Scratch then this will surely be a perfect addition to your bookshelf."
The book was also featured in issue 34 of The MagPi, with the following review:
I've collected together all my bonus Scratch resources and tutorials at www.sean.co.uk/scratch.
For more information on my Scratch books, visit the Scratch Programming in Easy Steps and Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps homepages. You can also learn how to use Scratch on the Raspberry Pi in Raspberry Pi For Dummies.
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Visit www.sean.co.uk for free chapters from Sean's coding books (including Mission Python, Scratch Programming in Easy Steps and Coder Academy) and more!
This book, now fully updated for Scratch 3, will take you from the basics of the Scratch language into the depths of its more advanced features. A great way to start programming.
Code a space adventure game in this Python programming book published by No Starch Press.
Discover how to make 3D games, create mazes, build a drum machine, make a game with cartoon animals and more!
Set up your Raspberry Pi, then learn how to use the Linux command line, Scratch, Python, Sonic Pi, Minecraft and electronics projects with it.
In this entertaining techno-thriller for adults, Sean McManus takes a slice through the music industry: from the boardroom to the stage; from the studio to the record fair.
Tips, tutorials and free book chapters for Scratch, a coding language widely used in schools.