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Banana Pro Blueprints by Tony Zhang, Ruediger Follmann

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Scratch

Scratch is a programming language for children and teenagers. Graphical boxes have replaced all programming elements within this language. The language itself was invented and developed at MIT. The name is related to a scratching technique from turntables (mixing sounds). Scratch programs are event-driven with objects called sprites. Sprites can be either drawn or imported from external sources such as webcams.

Scratch can be used from a web interface. In addition to this, there is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) available, which can be installed on Banana Pro using this command:

sudo apt-get install scratch

On many distributions, Scratch is already preinstalled.

Figure 13

Typing the scratch command will start Scratch, as shown ...

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