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ComputerCraft: Programming Lua in Minecraft [Kindle Edition]

Simon Monk , Matthew Monk
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Product Description

This book will teach you how to program using the ComputerCraft mod in Minecraft and the Lua programming language.
It includes a number of interesting projects including a Twitter monitor, remote control turtle and Morse code sender.

About the Author

Matthew Monk has been playing Minecraft since the release of 1.2.5. From then on, he began to lean more towards the "modded" aspect of minecraft, rather than vanilla. As a keen player of the "tekkit" and the "Feed The Beast" modpacks, he has spent a lot of time experimenting with the ComputerCraft mod. Simon Monk is an established full time author, specializing in Open Source Hardware and Programming books. His titles include the best selling "Programming Arduino" and "Programming Raspberry Pi"

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 622 KB
  • Print Length: 64 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1481927655
  • ISBN-13: 978-1481927659
  • ASIN: B00B77X9RG
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #459,329 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

For electronic kits to accompany my books, see: http://www.monkmakes.com

You can also find an electronics starter kit for the Raspberry Pi here: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Monk-Makes-Ltd-Raspberry-Starter/dp/B00IT6AYJO

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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 30 Dec. 2014
By dnp2012
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Excellent book for Lua programming
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3.0 out of 5 stars Extremely basic 3 Jan. 2014
By Ramon L. Santiago - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
If all you need is a beginner's guide or a simple starting point, this is for you. Otherwise, you may want to go somewhere else. This "book" is very small, simple and basic. I was expecting more.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good examples and presentation, but this books really needs an editor. 27 Dec. 2013
By Jeffrey G Micono - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
The presentation of the material is good and is a fast read. It is a quick introduction to Lua. That all said, there are simply too many typographical errors. For example, from the back cover. "With downloadable scripts and an installtion<sic> guide for them". The book has many sentence fragments and run-on sentences. On the positive side, the twitter example app is a good illustration of how to get data from the real world into Minecraft. Overall. I'd recommend this book.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Superficial yet general 4 April 2014
By JerryH - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Even though the pricing is quite low, I can't recommend this on Kindle. The illustrations are to small to see and unreadable. The text does list the minor snips of coding contained. There is an extremely limited amount of information contained regarding code in computer craft, using computer craft, syntax or functions. The communication level I would rate at targeting a middle school student with a particularly short attention span. Essentially a worthless volume.
5.0 out of 5 stars I have this mod and I had no idea 11 April 2014
By 1 mobile market was so leggy - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I needed help, it helped so much I didn't know how to program anything. I like how this mod does so much.
4.0 out of 5 stars Good I guess 16 Oct. 2014
By Robin - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition
it could be better but I like. it needs more I bet you can find more on YouTube . but can you?.
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