Coding with Minecraft


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Online - Remote Learning
Tue Feb 9th 5:00pm-6:30pm 1 Days
Online - Remote Learning
Tue Mar 9th 5:00pm-6:30pm 1 Days

Coding with Minecraft

Have you ever wanted to be able to write a computer program that would talk to Minecraft and make things happen in the Minecraft World? Then this Experience is for you! We’ll take you through the steps to get set up and ready to program, and demonstrate some of the fantastic things you can do with relatively simple Python programs and Minecraft.




Laptop, required

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Course highlights

How to set up a Minecraft Server

How to set up a Minecraft Server

How to set up a Minecraft Server and the right plugins to be able to program the Minecraft World from Python

Create simple Minecraft Animations

Create simple Minecraft Animations

Create simple animations in the Minecraft World using Python

Build simple interactive elements in the world

Build simple interactive elements in the world

Use Python to create interactive elements of the world that are triggered by player actions

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Course Overview

So you’ve played Minecraft for hours, used umpteen different Mods and feel you need a new challenge. In this Fire Tech Experience, we’ll show you how to set up a Minecraft server on your machine, with a plugin that will allow you to write Python code to talk to the Minecraft World.

Once the server is set up you can write code to create a rainbow path that will follow you wherever you go. Create large buildings and other structures by running programs that you’ve written. Make simple animations that you can watch inside the Minecraft World.

By writing simple Python code you could build interactive content in the world, from multi-coloured disco floors to maze games where the maze changes as you walk through it. It’s time to discover the possibilities of Coding in Minecraft!

FireTech Experiences are a new series of short, high interest, fun and engaging tech demonstrations and talks. These are delivered in webinar-style, with the main presenter demonstrating a new interesting aspect of technology and learning, and taking questions from attendees.

What your child will learn

  • How to set up a Minecraft Server
  • Which plugins to use with their server to enable them to program in Python
  • How to connect Python to their Minecraft World
  • How to make a rainbow path that follows them wherever they go in Minecraft
  • How to make a Disco Floor that changes colour
  • How to create interactive elements in the Minecraft World powered by Python

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Questions and answers of the customers

Meet Leszek

Leszek studies Electronic and Information Engineering at Imperial College London and teaches our coding courses. He loves using his STEM skills to bring people together and recently created an Imperial college fantasy football app that connects 200 players together. 

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