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Scratch programming playground : learn to program by making cool games / by Al Sweigart.

Sweigart, Al, (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at SPARK Libraries.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cambria County Library 005.133 S974s (Text) 85131001567008 CACM Non-Fiction Available -
Carroll Valley Library J005.13 SWE (Text) 35740635199227 Juvenile Nonfiction Checked Out 04/14/2021
Indian Valley Public Library Juv 005.13 Sweigart (Text) 39427103149159 Juvenile Nonfiction Room: Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781593277628
  • ISBN: 1593277628
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 262 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco : No Starch Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Getting started with Scratch -- Rainbow lines in space! -- Maze Runner -- Shooting hoops with gravity -- A polished brick breaker game -- Snaaaaaake! -- Fruit slicer -- Asteroid breaker ... in space! -- Making an advanced platformer -- Where to go from here.
Summary, etc.:
An introduction to the colorful drag-and-drop programming language shares numerous projects that use engaging video games, from Maze Runner to Breakout, to introduce programming fundamentals and basic coding.
Target Audience Note:
1020L Lexile
Ages 8+.
Subject: Scratch (Computer program language) > Juvenile literature.
Computer games > Programming > Juvenile literature.
Computer programming > Juvenile literature.
Microcomputers > Programming > Juvenile literature.
Scratch (Computer program language)
Computer games > Programming.
Computer programming.
Microcomputers > Programming.

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