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Start Coding with Scratch 2.0

by Mario Duilio Macari

Learning to code is an essential life skill and Scratch makes learning the concepts behind computational thinking, creative thinking, and programming easy with a graphical snap together programming language.

What you'll learn

Learning to code is an essential life skill in the 21st century. In this course, Start Coding with Scratch 2.0, you'll not only learn the amazing and free-to-use Scratch programming environment, but you'll also learn the exciting ideas behind computational thinking as well as coding language concepts. First, you'll explore Scratch's awesome interface. Next, you'll discover how to create vector and bitmap art in Scratch's paint editor. Finally, you'll animate and make your art interactive with Scratch's extremely helpful puzzle-piece code blocks that make learning how to program fun and easy. When you're finished with this course, you'll know basic coding concepts and have basic programming skills you can use as a launch pad for learning more advanced programming languages.

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About the author

Mario Macari has spent more than ten plus years as a coder specializing in HTML5, CSS3, Javascript and other client and server side languages. He is also an award-winning artist and holds a BFA in Illustration. He has worked on projects for companies like Disney, Apple Computers, Microsoft and DC Comics. He currently teaches coding, design, UX/UI and Adobe products at two Southeastern Wisconsin colleges. Mario Macari has an "A+" rating with the Better Business Bureau.

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