Here are some links to some cool sites that teach coding through gaming. Give them a try!
Dr. Who: http://www.cbeebies.com/cbbc/?cdrid=tgDyGp19OX
Code Combat: https://codecombat.com
SpaceChem: http://www.zachtronics.com/spacechem/ (free demo, $10 on Steam)
Codemancer: http://codemancergame.com/ (coming August 2015)
Machineers: http://www.machineers.com/download (free demo)
For those students who are playing with Maya, once you have a completed character, we can print it out on one of our 3D printers. You can’t print directly from Maya, or even export the usual .stl filetype that 3D printers use, but luckily we have other Autodesk software that will convert your Maya file.
Learn to load and unload levels seamlessly:
Are you ready for Code Combat? http://codecombat.com/
If you have a copy of Photoshop CS6 (or even the newer CC) here is how you create animated GIFs.
For this week’s lesson on networking, you will need a patch file.
Click here to download the file: utpatch436