It is time to begin your journey. It’s a journey that will take you from absolute novice to a skilled computer programmer. Along the way you’ll discover the fundamental ideas behind programming and the awesome power of the App Game Kit.

This book will lead you step-by-step through a series of lessons and activities from a simple guessing game to a fully functioning, interactive video game.

You’ll be taught the basic ideas of software design, program coding and testing. And if you need a little extra help, there is a complete set of solutions for every activity.

You will discover how to create sprites, produce animations, play video, add sound effects and control your on-screen characters – all with only a few lines of code.

Thanks to the App Game Kit, you can run your programs on almost any device (PC, MAC, iPhone, iPad, or any Android device) without having to change a single line of your code!