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Coding for kids for dummies® /

by McCue, Camille.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: --For dummies: Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2015Description: x, 370 p. : color ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781118940327; 1118940326; ; .Other Title: Coding for kids.Subject(s): Computer programming | Computer programming -- Study and teaching | Programming languages (Electronic computers) -- Juvenile literature | Coding theory -- Juvenile literature
Contents:
Basic drawing, motion, and text handling. Getting started with coding ; Art toy ; Mini golf ; Sketcher etcher -- Motion, animating shapes, and reacting to input. Horse race ; Winter wonderland ; Sports vote -- Variables : counting and conditionals. Happy birthday ; Number guessing computer ; Monster mashup -- Keyboard control and shooters. Viral outbreak ; UFO pilot ; Squid ink -- Advanced coding. Rock, paper, scissors ; Where's Wallace Walrus? ; Traffic dodge
Summary: An easy-to-grasp introduction to coding concepts for kids. Coding For Kids For Dummies breaks coding into a series of small projects, each designed to teach elementary-to-middle-school-aged students a core concept to build a game, application, or other tool. In this his hands-on, friendly guide readers will get access to a leading coding tool that has been designed specifically for kids, showing them how to create the projects provided in the book as well as how to implement them into their own creative work
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Basic drawing, motion, and text handling. Getting started with coding ; Art toy ; Mini golf ; Sketcher etcher -- Motion, animating shapes, and reacting to input. Horse race ; Winter wonderland ; Sports vote -- Variables : counting and conditionals. Happy birthday ; Number guessing computer ; Monster mashup -- Keyboard control and shooters. Viral outbreak ; UFO pilot ; Squid ink -- Advanced coding. Rock, paper, scissors ; Where's Wallace Walrus? ; Traffic dodge

An easy-to-grasp introduction to coding concepts for kids. Coding For Kids For Dummies breaks coding into a series of small projects, each designed to teach elementary-to-middle-school-aged students a core concept to build a game, application, or other tool. In this his hands-on, friendly guide readers will get access to a leading coding tool that has been designed specifically for kids, showing them how to create the projects provided in the book as well as how to implement them into their own creative work

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