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Minecraft For Dummies by Jesse Stay

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About the Authors

Jesse Stay is an author of 8 previous books, an accomplished and world-renowned speaker, and all-around expert in technology, especially in the areas of social media and social media marketing. Jesse eats, breaths, and sleeps Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and other future-leaning and connecting technologies. A computer programmer since age 10 years old, Jesse understands what it’s like to find an immersive piece of software that can teach you the further you explore. Not since he was a child has he seen an educational environment like Minecraft!

You can follow Jesse on his blog at http://staynalive.com or follow him on Facebook at http://facebook.com/stay!

Thomas Stay is Jesse’s 12-year-old son, who eats, drinks, and breaths Minecraft. Thomas programs in Python, HTML, and CSS, and blogs at http://tom.staynalive.com where he writes about programming and software development. Thomas is a straight-A student enrolled a grade level ahead and starts high school soon. He likes to do LEGO Mindstorms robotics and plays the trumpet. He’s often found late at night reading books. He loves to fix old Minecraft projects that don’t work in the newer updates.

Jacob Cordeiro has been playing Minecraft since the Alpha pre-release. Jacob attends Stanford Online High School and won an award for his game entry in the 2011 Scholastic Art and Writing competition.

Dedication

To Rebecca (or Mom), who really put more effort into this book than any of us did. The person who truly deserves ...

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