Ready, Set, Mod. Learn how to create mods on the popular game Minecraft®!
In this course your children will learn how to create and actually implement their own custom mods on Minecraft while also learning how to code in Java programming language, a language that is used for programming worldwide and by the actual developers themselves!
The tutor, Marshall Canon, is a veteran software developer and game designer who has developed several games for mobile game startup Runner-Up Studios. Marshall oversees the curriculum design team and heads up the online division where he develops new and exciting ways to introduce young students to video game programming and game design.
What do other parents say?
"My daughter LOVES this course! It is a fun, educational and entertaining way to learn Java with Minecraft®"
Ed | Parent
"A great way for absolute beginners to learn how to code! Thank you CodaKid!"
Christina | Parent
"Mod Creation The Adventure Begins is the most academic modding course I’ve found, but also the most fun."
Jennifer | Parent
What is Java?
Java is the most popular programming software out there. All of Android applications are created using Java. Due to it being out for as long as it has been, there are now endless tools to help you create whatever it is you want. Although the language may seem daunting at the start, after learning the basics your will quickly be able to accelerate your knowledge and expand your possibilities.
What the course will teach you:
- Kids learn to mod Minecraft® source code using the Java programming language.
- Kids learn key programming concepts such as Methods, Variables, For Loops, While Loops, Switch Statements, Arrays, Parameters, and much more.
- Fosters the connection between coding and creativity.
- Makes computer programming fun and engaging for younger learners.
This incredible course is made up of 10 modules where the learner will be able to access over 40 hours of video and take part in over 35 hours of student projects!
Minimum specifications for the computer are:
Microsoft Windows Vista, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
OS 10.9 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)
Please note: Although this course will work with the system requirements stated above, the software talked about and used in the course may vary. It is recommended that you check with the software suppliers website before making a purchase, in this instance Minecraft®.
Minecraft® is sold seperately.
This course is not for the Minecraft® Pocket Edition.