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Scratch Cookbook by Brandon Milonovich

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The Hello World project

If you've done much programming before, you may have already seen a program similar to this. If this is your first time programming and you go on to learn more, it is likely you'll get used to doing many of these types of programs. It is customary in many programming packages for your first experience to be a Hello World program.

Getting ready

This is a rather simple program that we'll work with for the rest of the chapter to get us settled in Scratch. Our first task is to get our sprite to tell the world "hello". From there, we'll do a few other fun things.

How to do it…

Follow these steps:

  1. Use the background and sprite you imported from earlier in the chapter or import new ones; it's up to you!
  2. Activate the script area you ...

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