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Using Scratch with Minecraft & Scriptcraft - step by step instructions

As described in my previous posts, I found  Scriptcraft, the Minecraft plugin created by Walter Higgins, to be a very powerful tool for Minecraft modding and also for learning Javascript. 2,299 more words

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Using Scratch & Scriptcraft (& more) to teach kids programming in Minecraft - updated configuration

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The first solution that I found to make Scratch work together with Minecraft & Scriptcraft, described here, used Node RED to transform http commands sent by Scratch into mqtt packets, brokered by a mosquitto server and finally received by Scriptcraft MQTT extension. 450 more words

Programming

BUILDBOX

 What is Buildbox?

With Buildbox, creating games does not require any programming or scripting skills.  Simply import images, assign them properties and move them around your game scene.   75 more words

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Robotics

What is Robotics?

In these workshops, children will work with technology to design, build, and operate robots. Children will work with robots like Softbank Robotics NAO and LEGO Mindstorms to program robots to interact with humans while having a lot of fun. 77 more words

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Using Scratch & Scriptcraft (& more) to teach kids programming in Minecraft

Scriptcraft is a fantastic tool for learning JavaScript using Minecraft and also for creating mods. It is very easy to use yet very powerful, giving access to all the functions of the API of your Minecraft server – CanaryMod or Spigot (CraftBukkit). 513 more words

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BBC micro:bit

What is BBC micro:bit?

You can use your BBC micro:bit for all sorts of cool creations, from robots to musical instruments – the possibilities are endless. 111 more words

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Unreal4

What is Unreal4?

Unreal Engine 4 is a complete suite of game development tools made by game developers, for game developers. From 2D mobile games to console blockbusters and VR, Unreal Engine 4 gives you everything you need to start, ship, grow and stand out from the crowd. 108 more words

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