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Adventures in Minecraft, Martin O'Hanlon and David Whale

Label
Adventures in Minecraft
Title
Adventures in Minecraft
Statement of responsibility
Martin O'Hanlon and David Whale
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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!
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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O'Hanlon, Martin
Dewey number
793.932
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Pre-adolescent
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Whale, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Minecraft (Game)
  • Video games
  • Video games
  • Video games
  • Minecraft (Game)
  • Computer games
  • Minecraft (Game)
  • Minecraft (Game)
  • Computer games
Label
Adventures in Minecraft, Martin O'Hanlon and David Whale
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"9 awesome projects written especially for young people!"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: What Is Minecraft? -- The Virtual World -- How Did Minecraft Come About? -- What Is Minecraft Programming? -- Who Should Read This Book? -- What You Will Learn -- What We Assume You Already Know -- What You Will Need for the Projects -- A Note for Parents and Teachers -- How This Book Is Organised -- The Companion Website -- Other Sources of Help -- Conventions -- Reaching Out -- Setting up Your Raspberry Pi to Program Minecraft -- Installing Minecraft on Your Raspberry Pi -- Starting Minecraft on Your Raspberry Pi -- Setting up Your PC or Apple Mac to Program Minecraft -- Installing the Starter Kit and Python on Your Windows PC -- Installing the Starter Kit and Python on Your Apple Mac -- Starting Minecraft on Your Windows PC or Apple Mac -- Stopping Bukkit -- Creating a Program -- Running a Program -- Stopping a Program -- Sensing Your Player's Position -- Getting Started -- Showing Your Player's Position -- Tidying Up Your Position Display --
  • Contents note continued: Using postToChat to Change Where Your Position Displays -- Introducing a Game Loop -- Building the Welcome Home Game -- Using if Statements to Make a Magic Doormat -- Checking if Your Player Is at a Particular Location -- Building a Magic Doormat -- Writing the Welcome Home Game -- Using Geo-Fencing to Charge Rent -- Working out the Corner Coordinates of the Field -- Writing the Geo-Fence Program -- Moving Your Player -- Further Adventures in Tracking Your Player -- Creating Blocks -- Building More than One Block -- Using for Loops -- Building Multiple Blocks with a for Loop -- Building a Huge Tower with a for Loop -- Clearing Some Space -- Using setBlocks to Build Even Faster -- Reading Input from the Keyboard -- Building a House -- Building More than One House -- Using Python Functions -- Building a Street of Houses with a for Loop -- Adding Random Carpets -- Generating Random Numbers -- Laying the Carpets -- Further Adventures in Building Anything --
  • Contents note continued: Finding Out What You Are Standing On -- Finding out if Your Feet Are on the Ground -- Building Magic Bridges -- Using Python Lists as Magic Memory -- Experimenting with Lists -- Building Vanishing Bridges with a Python List -- Sensing that a Block Has Been Hit -- Writing a Treasure Hunt Game -- Writing the Functions and the Main Game Loop -- Placing Treasure in the Sky -- Collecting Treasure when It Is Hit -- Adding a Homing Beacon -- Adding Your Bridge Builder -- Further Adventures in Interacting with Blocks -- What You Will Need for this Adventure -- Prototyping Electronics with a Breadboard -- Building a Circuit that Lights an LED -- Connecting Electronics to Your Computer -- Setting Up the PC or Mac to Control Electronic Circuits -- Configuring the Drivers -- Finding the Serial Port Number -- Controlling an LED -- Lighting Up an LED from your Computer -- Flashing the LED -- Running a GPIO Program -- Writing the Magic Doormat LED Program --
  • Contents note continued: Using a 7-Segment Display -- What is a 7-Segment Display? -- Wiring Up the 7-Segment Display -- Writing Python to Drive the 7-Segment Display -- Using a Python Module to Control the Display -- Making a Detonator -- Wiring Up a Button -- Writing the Detonator Program -- Further Adventures in Electronic Circuits -- Reading Data from a File -- Interesting Things You Can Do With Data Files -- Making a Hint-Giver -- Building Mazes from a Data File -- Understanding CSV Files -- Building a Maze -- Building a 3D Block Printer -- Hand-Crafting a Small Test Object to 3D Print -- Writing the 3D Printer -- Building a 3D Block Scanner -- Building a Duplicating Machine -- Writing the Framework of the Duplicating Machine Program -- Displaying the Menu -- Building the Duplicator Room -- Demolishing the Duplicator Room -- Scanning from the Duplicator Room -- Cleaning the Duplicator Room -- Printing from the Duplicator Room -- Listing Files --
  • Contents note continued: Further Adventures in Data Files -- The minecraftstuff Module -- Creating Lines, Circles and Spheres -- Drawing Lines -- Drawing Cirdes -- Drawing Spheres -- Creating a Minecraft Clock -- Drawing Polygons -- Pyramids -- Further Adventures with 2d and 3d Shapes -- Your Block Friend -- Using Random Numbers to Make Your Block Friend More Interesting -- Bigger Shapes -- Alien Invasion -- Further Adventures in Simulation -- A Game within a Game -- Part 1[—]Building the Arena -- Part 2[—]Creating the Obstacles -- The Wall -- Running More Than One Obstade -- Building the River -- Creating the Holes -- Part 3[—]Game Play -- Starting the Game -- Collecting Diamonds -- Out of Time -- Tracking the Player -- Setting the Level as Complete and Calculating Points -- Adding the Game Over Message -- Part 4[—]Adding a Button and Display -- What You Will Need -- Set Up the Hardware -- Diamond Countdown -- Time-Left Indicator --
  • Contents note continued: Further Adventures in Your Continuing Journey with Minecraft -- Websites -- Minecraft -- Python -- Bukkit -- Other Ways to Make Things Happen Automatically -- Projects and Tutorials -- Videos -- Books
Control code
000053807338
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 296 pages
Isbn
9781118946916
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)880565795
Label
Adventures in Minecraft, Martin O'Hanlon and David Whale
Publication
Note
"9 awesome projects written especially for young people!"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: What Is Minecraft? -- The Virtual World -- How Did Minecraft Come About? -- What Is Minecraft Programming? -- Who Should Read This Book? -- What You Will Learn -- What We Assume You Already Know -- What You Will Need for the Projects -- A Note for Parents and Teachers -- How This Book Is Organised -- The Companion Website -- Other Sources of Help -- Conventions -- Reaching Out -- Setting up Your Raspberry Pi to Program Minecraft -- Installing Minecraft on Your Raspberry Pi -- Starting Minecraft on Your Raspberry Pi -- Setting up Your PC or Apple Mac to Program Minecraft -- Installing the Starter Kit and Python on Your Windows PC -- Installing the Starter Kit and Python on Your Apple Mac -- Starting Minecraft on Your Windows PC or Apple Mac -- Stopping Bukkit -- Creating a Program -- Running a Program -- Stopping a Program -- Sensing Your Player's Position -- Getting Started -- Showing Your Player's Position -- Tidying Up Your Position Display --
  • Contents note continued: Using postToChat to Change Where Your Position Displays -- Introducing a Game Loop -- Building the Welcome Home Game -- Using if Statements to Make a Magic Doormat -- Checking if Your Player Is at a Particular Location -- Building a Magic Doormat -- Writing the Welcome Home Game -- Using Geo-Fencing to Charge Rent -- Working out the Corner Coordinates of the Field -- Writing the Geo-Fence Program -- Moving Your Player -- Further Adventures in Tracking Your Player -- Creating Blocks -- Building More than One Block -- Using for Loops -- Building Multiple Blocks with a for Loop -- Building a Huge Tower with a for Loop -- Clearing Some Space -- Using setBlocks to Build Even Faster -- Reading Input from the Keyboard -- Building a House -- Building More than One House -- Using Python Functions -- Building a Street of Houses with a for Loop -- Adding Random Carpets -- Generating Random Numbers -- Laying the Carpets -- Further Adventures in Building Anything --
  • Contents note continued: Finding Out What You Are Standing On -- Finding out if Your Feet Are on the Ground -- Building Magic Bridges -- Using Python Lists as Magic Memory -- Experimenting with Lists -- Building Vanishing Bridges with a Python List -- Sensing that a Block Has Been Hit -- Writing a Treasure Hunt Game -- Writing the Functions and the Main Game Loop -- Placing Treasure in the Sky -- Collecting Treasure when It Is Hit -- Adding a Homing Beacon -- Adding Your Bridge Builder -- Further Adventures in Interacting with Blocks -- What You Will Need for this Adventure -- Prototyping Electronics with a Breadboard -- Building a Circuit that Lights an LED -- Connecting Electronics to Your Computer -- Setting Up the PC or Mac to Control Electronic Circuits -- Configuring the Drivers -- Finding the Serial Port Number -- Controlling an LED -- Lighting Up an LED from your Computer -- Flashing the LED -- Running a GPIO Program -- Writing the Magic Doormat LED Program --
  • Contents note continued: Using a 7-Segment Display -- What is a 7-Segment Display? -- Wiring Up the 7-Segment Display -- Writing Python to Drive the 7-Segment Display -- Using a Python Module to Control the Display -- Making a Detonator -- Wiring Up a Button -- Writing the Detonator Program -- Further Adventures in Electronic Circuits -- Reading Data from a File -- Interesting Things You Can Do With Data Files -- Making a Hint-Giver -- Building Mazes from a Data File -- Understanding CSV Files -- Building a Maze -- Building a 3D Block Printer -- Hand-Crafting a Small Test Object to 3D Print -- Writing the 3D Printer -- Building a 3D Block Scanner -- Building a Duplicating Machine -- Writing the Framework of the Duplicating Machine Program -- Displaying the Menu -- Building the Duplicator Room -- Demolishing the Duplicator Room -- Scanning from the Duplicator Room -- Cleaning the Duplicator Room -- Printing from the Duplicator Room -- Listing Files --
  • Contents note continued: Further Adventures in Data Files -- The minecraftstuff Module -- Creating Lines, Circles and Spheres -- Drawing Lines -- Drawing Cirdes -- Drawing Spheres -- Creating a Minecraft Clock -- Drawing Polygons -- Pyramids -- Further Adventures with 2d and 3d Shapes -- Your Block Friend -- Using Random Numbers to Make Your Block Friend More Interesting -- Bigger Shapes -- Alien Invasion -- Further Adventures in Simulation -- A Game within a Game -- Part 1[—]Building the Arena -- Part 2[—]Creating the Obstacles -- The Wall -- Running More Than One Obstade -- Building the River -- Creating the Holes -- Part 3[—]Game Play -- Starting the Game -- Collecting Diamonds -- Out of Time -- Tracking the Player -- Setting the Level as Complete and Calculating Points -- Adding the Game Over Message -- Part 4[—]Adding a Button and Display -- What You Will Need -- Set Up the Hardware -- Diamond Countdown -- Time-Left Indicator --
  • Contents note continued: Further Adventures in Your Continuing Journey with Minecraft -- Websites -- Minecraft -- Python -- Bukkit -- Other Ways to Make Things Happen Automatically -- Projects and Tutorials -- Videos -- Books
Control code
000053807338
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 296 pages
Isbn
9781118946916
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)880565795

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