So, you want to learn how to code, but you don’t know where to start?
From writing simple coding instructions using Scratch software, to learning the coding skills to create your own computer game, and even design your own website, this book leads the way.
By breaking this daunting subject down into the 10 ‘super skills’ needed, young readers can to get to grips with computer coding, and build on their skills as they progress through the book.
Starting off with a short introduction that poses the question “what is coding?”, the super skills of coding include using Scratch coding software to give coding instructions, write simple code and use loops; learning how to debug and fix code; and using your coding knowledge to create a simple computer game and create a webpage using simple HTML.
QED are publishing this title in two different formats:
Super Skills: How to Code in 10 Easy Lessons (Concealed spiral): 978-1-78493-365-4
Super Skills: How to Code in 10 Easy Lessons (Library bound): 978-1-78493-364-7
SEAN McMANUS is a Code Club volunteer, teaching programming and web design at a junior school in London, UK. He is the author of Scratch Programming in Easy Steps, and Web Design in Easy Steps, and the co-author of Raspberry Pi For Dummies. Visit his website at www.sean.co.uk for Scratch resources and more.