Coding Games in Scratch: A Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Building Your Own Computer Games (Computer Coding for Kids)

Price: (as of – Details) “An absolutely wonderful introduction to programming games.” — Kirkus Reviews“…clear instructions and plenty of images that make coding just about foolproof.” — Booklist“A great resource that pushes Scratch to the limits of its use and entertainment.” — School Library Journal

Visual and Codeless Programming

Academically visual programming refers to programming using graphic notations instead of text coding. The industry has not adopted a visual programming because of two reasons. On contrary to common expectation that “one picture is more than a thousand words” most visual languages are harder to understand than text coding. A picture is easier to understand than text because it is more concrete. But graphic symbols in a visual language are highly abstractive and harder to grasp than words by laymen. Without a rich software library like industry languages do, such as Java, JavaScript, .Net Framework, etc., a visual language can

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