Would you like to learn Minecraft Modding in a simple and easy-to-understand language?
Don’t have any technical background or previous programming experience?
Never programmed in Java?
This new O’Reilly book on Minecraft Modding with Forge is targeted at parents and kids who would like to learn how to mod the game of Minecraft. It can be read by parents or kids independently, and is more fun when they read it together. No prior programming experience is required however some familiarity with software installation would be very helpful.
Release Date: May 2015 (hopefully sooner)
Print ISBN: 978-1-4919-1889-0| ISBN 10:1-4919-1889-6
Early Release Ebook ISBN: 978-1-4919-1882-1| ISBN 10:1-4919-1882-9
It uses Minecraft Forge and shows how to build 26 mods. Here is the complete Table of Content:
|Chapter 2||Block Break Message|
|Chapter 3||Fun with Explosions|
|Chapter 6||New Commands|
|Chapter 7||New Block|
|Chapter 8||New Item|
|Chapter 9||Recipes and Textures|
|Chapter 10||Sharing Mods|
|Appendix A||What is Minecraft?|
|Appendix B||List of Forge Classes and Methods|
|Appendix C||Eclipse Shortcuts and Correct Imports|
|Appendix D||Downloading the Source Code from GitHub|
Each chapter also share several ideas on what readers can try.
Game of Minecraft is commonly associated with “addiction”. This book hopes to leverage the passionate kids and teach them how to do Minecraft Modding, and in the process teach them some fundamental Java concepts. They also pick up basic Eclipse skills as well.
It has been an extremely joyful and rewarding experience to co-author the book with my 12-year old son. Many thanks to O’Reilly for providing this opportunity of a lifetime experience to us.
The book is available in pre-released and can be purchased from shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920036562.do. Any pre-release buyers will get a final copy of the book as well.
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Happy modding and looking forward to your feedback!