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Build Your Own Kano Computer

Author : Mark Edward Soper
ISBN : 0789755262
Genre : Computers
File Size : 52. 40 MB
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The Unofficial Guide to Building Your Own Kano Computer is your full-color guide to the exciting new Kano computer kit: all you need to discover the joy of building your own simple computer, and the excitement of building the apps you want! Packed with full-color photos and illustrations, it guides you step-by-step through everything you need to build and play with your Kano. Perfect for adults, teenagers, and kids alike, it offers easy, step-by-step instructions for unboxing, building, video connections, startup, Minecraft and other games, going online, sharing projects, getting updates, troubleshooting, and much more. Author Mark Edward Soper is one of the top authors of beginning hands-on technology; his best-selling books include PC Help Desk in a Book. Nobody's more experienced with helping you grab hold of new technology, build it, use it, experience it, love it!

Adventures In Minecraft

Author : David Whale
ISBN : 9781118946855
Genre : Computers
File Size : 47. 77 MB
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Here's your ticket to a world of adventures with Minecraft and programming. Learn how to extend Minecraft and create a new gaming experience, by exploring the magical world of Minecraft programming. Adventures in Minecraft, like other books in the highly successful Adventures series, is written especially for 11- to 15-year-olds. With this book you will learn new programming skills while having fun with Minecraft! Minecraft programming experts David Whale and Martin O'Hanlon walk you step-by-step through everything you need to know to: Get started writing Minecraft programs in Python on your PC, Mac, or Raspberry Pi Build houses and other structures in the blink of an eye, and make a 3D duplicating machine Write interactive games like a field that charges you rent, and a treasure hunt using magic vanishing bridges Build custom game control panels using simple electronic circuits Easily build huge 2D and 3D structures such as spheres and pyramids Build intelligent objects like a massive Minecraft clock, and program an alien invasion Plan and write a complete interactive arena game Using the programming skills you learn from this book, writing Minecraft programs offers endless possibilities to create anything you can imagine. To make your journey that much easier, the Adventures in Minecraft companion website supplies you with a video for each adventure in the book, downloadable code files, helpful programming reference tables, a bonus adventure, and badges to collect for your Minecraft accomplishments. By day, David Whale and Martin O'Hanlon are software engineers who design computer products. By night, they play Minecraft and develop exciting new programs that interact with the Minecraft world. They both work regularly with young people in schools, computing clubs and at community events, giving talks about Minecraft programming and running programming workshops.

Studying Students

Author : Nancy Fried Foster
ISBN : 9780838984376
Genre : Education
File Size : 46. 89 MB
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This book provides a view into the groundbreaking application of ethnographic tools and techniques to the understanding of undergraduate students and their use of information. The publication describes findings of the work at the University of Rochester River Campus Libraries and provides insight into how academic librarians might use these techniques on their own campuses.

Raspberry Pi Projects

Author : Andrew Robinson
ISBN : 9781118555569
Genre : Computers
File Size : 47. 40 MB
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Learn to build software and hardware projects featuring the Raspberry Pi! Congratulations on becoming a proud owner of a Raspberry Pi! Following primers on getting your Pi up and running and programming with Python, the authors walk you through 16 fun projects of increasing sophistication that let you develop your Raspberry Pi skills. Among other things you will: Write simple programs, including a tic-tac-toe game Re-create vintage games similar to Pong and Pac-Man Construct a networked alarm system with door sensors and webcams Build Pi-controlled gadgets including a slot car racetrack and a door lock Create a reaction timer and an electronic harmonograph Construct a Facebook-enabled Etch A Sketch-type gadget and a Twittering toy Raspberry Pi Projects is an excellent way to dig deeper into the capabilities of the Pi and to have great fun while doing it.

Make A Raspberry Pi Controlled Robot

Author : Wolfram Donat
ISBN : 9781457185991
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 64. 7 MB
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Make a Raspberry-Pi Controlled Robot teaches you how to build a capable and upgradeable personal robot for around $100. You'll learn how to control servos, respond to sensor input, and know where your bot is using GPS. You'll also learn many ways to connect to your robot and send it instructions, from an SSH connection to sending text messages from your phone.

The Big Book Of Building

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ISBN : 9781623689407
Genre : Games
File Size : 83. 98 MB
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Brought to you by the authors and editors that created the Minecrafter and Minecrafter 2.0 Advanced guide books, The Big Book of Building features more of everything—more mods, more mining, more mobs, and more Minecraft! Up to date for the 2014 holiday season, The Big Book of Building is packed with the most recent training, tools, and techniques to help readers get more out of their favorite sandbox game. 2014 was a pivotal year for Minecraft, and this book captures all the latest and greatest things that have happened to one of the most brilliant and immersive games in video game history. From a brief overview of the game to advanced farming, mining, and building techniques, this guide touches on everything Minecraft enthusiasts could ever ask for. Featuring authoritative and engaging content from our internal experts, The Big Book of Building also highlights some of the most influential builders in the Minecraft community today and examines their creations and techniques that catapulted them to fame. This book is not authorized, sponsored, endorsed or licensed by Mojang AB. The trademark Minecraft is owned by Mojang AB; and other company names and/or trademarks mentioned in this book are the property of their respective companies and are used for identification purposes only.

Getting Started With Processing Py

Author : Allison Parrish
ISBN : 9781457186790
Genre : Computers
File Size : 79. 34 MB
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Processing opened up the world of programming to artists, designers, educators, and beginners. The Processing.py Python implementation of Processing reinterprets it for today's web. This short book gently introduces the core concepts of computer programming and working with Processing. Written by the co-founders of the Processing project, Reas and Fry, along with co-author Allison Parrish, Getting Started with Processing.py is your fast track to using Python's Processing mode.

Learn To Program With Minecraft

Author : Craig Richardson
ISBN : 9781593277451
Genre : Computers
File Size : 29. 29 MB
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You’ve bested creepers, traveled deep into caves, and maybe even gone to The End and back—but have you ever transformed a sword into a magic wand? Built a palace in the blink of an eye? Designed your own color-changing disco dance floor? In Learn to Program with Minecraft®, you’ll do all this and more with the power of Python, a free language used by millions of professional and first-time programmers! Begin with some short, simple Python lessons and then use your new skills to modify Minecraft to produce instant and totally awesome results. Learn how to customize Minecraft to make mini-games, duplicate entire buildings, and turn boring blocks into gold. You’ll also write programs that: –Take you on an automated teleportation tour around your Minecraft world –Build massive monuments, pyramids, forests, and more in a snap! –Make secret passageways that open when you activate a hidden switch –Create a spooky ghost town that vanishes and reappears elsewhere –Show exactly where to dig for rare blocks –Cast a spell so that a cascade of flowers (or dynamite if you’re daring!) follows your every move –Make mischief with dastardly lava traps and watery curses that cause huge floods Whether you’re a Minecraft megafan or a newbie, you’ll see Minecraft in a whole new light while learning the basics of programming. Sure, you could spend all day mining for precious resources or building your mansion by hand, but with the power of Python, those days are over! Requires: Windows 7 or later; OS X 10.10 or later; or a Raspberry Pi. Uses Python 3

Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies

Author : Richard Wentk
ISBN : 9781119049494
Genre : Computers
File Size : 32. 44 MB
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Getting acquainted with your Raspberry Pi has never been sweeter Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies makes it easy for kids to set-up, operate, and troubleshoot like a Pi pro! Introducing you to Pi through a series of entertaining and inspiring projects, this handy, step-by-step guide shows you how to write computer games, build websites, make art and music, create electronic projects, and much more! From downloading the operating system and setting up your Raspberry Pi to creating art in Tux Paint and designing games with Scratch, everything you need to have fun with Pi is inside! Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies leaves the confusing tech talk behind and explains in plain English how to unleash all the cool possibilities of Pi, like playing Minecraft in Python, using HTML to make a website, managing and customizing your Raspberry Pi, playing music with Sonic Pi, and understanding and playing with the GPIO. Teaches the basics of Raspberry Pi in a simple and thorough approach Shows you how to zoom around Pi, all while learning valuable programming skills Offers tons of exciting projects to keep you engaged as you learn Includes instruction on everything you need to troubleshoot Raspberry Pi If you're aspiring computer programmer age 8-18 and want to start having fun with Pi, look no further than Raspberry Pi For Kids For Dummies.

Raspberry Pi Projects For Kids Second Edition

Author : Daniel Bates
ISBN : 9781785280436
Genre : Computers
File Size : 21. 65 MB
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This book is for kids who wish to develop games and applications using the Raspberry Pi. No prior experience in programming is necessary; you need only a Raspberry Pi and the required peripherals.

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