Get the most out of Minecraft using Packt's new book

July 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Instant Minecraft: Pi Edition Coding How-to, a practical, hands-on guide that comprehensively explains the essentials of the Minecraft building techniques, using computer code. With this book, users will gain an in-depth knowledge of how to code creatively in Minecraft: Pi Edition. This book is also available now in various electronic formats such as, Amazon, Kindle, e-pub and PDF.

About the Author :

Daniel Bates is a Computer Science researcher at the University of Cambridge. He makes designs for future mobile phone processors, and has been a volunteer for the Raspberry Pi Foundation since 2011. Daniel is also enthusiastic about introducing new people to computing.

Minecraft: Pi Edition is the perfect opportunity to do just that. Minecraft is a sandbox indie game. The creative and building aspects of Minecraft allow players to build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D procedurally generated world. Other activities in the game include exploration, gathering resources, crafting, and combat.

Instant Minecraft: Pi Edition Coding How-to will show readers how to effectively set up a Raspberry Pi. They'll discover more about Linux and a wide range of features of the Python programming language, whilst also understanding how to structure code to make it easier to reuse, so work is even faster and more efficient.

Readers will learn how to code a Reversi game board, applying it to Minecraft and adapting the existing code to influence the Minecraft world. They'll discover computer programming using a Raspberry Pi computer, to get the most out of Minecraft and build more interesting creations.

Packt Publishing has also released these related books:

Raspberry Pi Media Center

Raspberry Pi Networking Cookbook

Instant Minecraft Designs How-to

About Packt: Packt is one of the most prolific and fastest-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books now focus on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. A digitally-focused business model allows Packt to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.

Instant Minecraft: Pi Edition Coding How-to
Expand your Minecraft world by learning to code with Minecraft:Pi Edition

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