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Scratch Cookbook by Brandon Milonovich

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Starting up Scratch

This first recipe to follow, which will help you download and install Scratch to your computer. Follow along and you'll be using Scratch in no time.

Getting ready

Our first recipe is all about getting Scratch up and running. Scratch can easily be used on any computer. Simply visit http://scratch.mit.edu/help/faq/ to see the requirements for Scratch. If you've used Scratch 1.4 before, you'll recall that you had to install Scratch on your computer. The Scratch creators have made it even easier to use Scratch 2.0. Now you can run Scratch directly within your browser. All you need is a recent browser and Adobe Flash Player!

Note

Although Scratch can be installed on Mac, Windows, and Linux, in this book all of the instructions will ...

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