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by Blockly
Mon Nov 18, 2013 04:21
Forum: Minetest-related projects
Topic: Google Blockly (better than Scratch) for easy visual mod development
Replies: 53
Views: 20960

Well as a kid I did learn perl and php from books, and html, javascript, css from playing with various websites' source. My friends used Frontpage 98 and kept asking me how I did what I did. I think Lorenzo is right, there's no shortcut to learning this stuff. The goal isn't to provide a shortcut. ...
by Blockly
Sun Nov 17, 2013 18:36
Forum: Minetest-related projects
Topic: Google Blockly (better than Scratch) for easy visual mod development
Replies: 53
Views: 20960

http://i.imgur.com/v2DBseW.jpg YAAY. Me and my bud solved this. Since the day Neuromancer showed us Blockly, I've been heating my brain, thinking of a way to finish level 10. Well, with my bud's great help, we solved it. Well... Well done! Surprisingly many professional programmers can't do it. At ...
by Blockly
Sat Nov 16, 2013 21:14
Forum: Minetest-related projects
Topic: Google Blockly (better than Scratch) for easy visual mod development
Replies: 53
Views: 20960

Man,I really respect your work,but i don't think this can be considered programming,or at least not programming at a sufficient level. That's like speaking spanish using google translate:You can actually write some sentences in spanish,but if you study spanish you'll complete master the language an...
by Blockly
Sat Nov 16, 2013 19:29
Forum: Minetest-related projects
Topic: Google Blockly (better than Scratch) for easy visual mod development
Replies: 53
Views: 20960

I found this site http://csedweek.org/ and my 6 year old was using it to write simple programs using blockly/scratch when she had never done any programming before. This does have the power to turn every non programmer into a beginning programmer. I don't have a problem with that. My 6 year old cou...
by Blockly
Sat Nov 16, 2013 05:47
Forum: Minetest-related projects
Topic: Google Blockly (better than Scratch) for easy visual mod development
Replies: 53
Views: 20960

Neil Fraser ( https://neil.fraser.name/ ) is the inventor of Blockly, although I've been able to work on it and created the Lua fork. FWIW, I didn't know JavaScript when I started working on Blockly. It's not hard to add new blocks by imitating existing ones, after which you start picking it up. The...
by Blockly
Sat Nov 16, 2013 02:28
Forum: Minetest-related projects
Topic: Google Blockly (better than Scratch) for easy visual mod development
Replies: 53
Views: 20960

Neuromancer wrote:I did find someone using blockly to generate Lua (ironically for Minecraft)
It looks pretty full featured already. Maybe she'll let us use it...
Let you? I'd be delighted. In any case, it's open source. Go for it, and let me know if you have any questions (or fixes).