This pack will help you get started, with instructions on how to install things!
What you’ll need:
– Internet access
– Computer access
Here, we go through two methods to getting started with Python:– using the website https://app.edublocks.org/#python
– installing Python and IDLE on a computer. This can be found at https://www.python.org/A quick guide to installing Greenfoot 2.4.2 on MacOS X and Windows 10. Skip to 02:17 for MacOS X and 03:54 for Windows 10. Go to www.greenfoot.org/download to start.Follow along with this third video to learn how to get your actors to move. You will be shown two ways of moving. Random movement and user-controlled movement through the keyboard.
This fourth video covers functionality tasks. These include how to make another actor disappear when it collides with another actor. This allows us to make collectables/things to eat. We also cover how to play a sound when an actor collides or touches another actor.
Within this video, the task of adding a counter is covered. The video will show you how to add a counter to your Greenfoot world, along with explaining how to make the counter count up when an event happens.
This video covers debugging. If at any stage you get stuck or are struggling take a look at this video to check if it is part of the common errors explained here.