New book teaches Python programming with Minecraft

In this beginner friendly book, called Learn to Program with Minecraft, you will learn how to do cool things in Minecraft using the Python programming language. No prior programming experience is needed. Author Craig Richardson shows you how to install Python (it's free) on your Mac, PC, or Raspberry Pi. The book has step-by-step instructions to show you how to teleport your character, create palaces and other structures with a few lines of code, stack blocks, duplicate villages and geography, and a lot more.

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  1. dave_b says:

    Install on raspberry pi. Already in raspbian distro. At the same time you can install an os a web browser a text editor bash and other wonderful programes. All this in one go isn't technology marvelous.

  2. About 15+ years ago I tried to get my son into programming by building a game with him. The problem being the initial amount of work to get to something interesting to an 8 year old exceeded his attention span. This on the other hand starts with a cool world where even basic programming concepts are immediately useful. :heart:

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