Course curriculum

  • 01

    Getting Started

    • Welcome to the course!

    • Download and Install your Files (Windows)

    • Download and Install your Files (Mac)

    • How to get help

    • Eclipse Tips and Tricks: Line Numbers and Dark Mode!

    • Playing Minecraft on a Computer

  • 02

    Chapter 1: Custom Items

    • Setting Up Our Workspace

    • Our First Custom Item. A ruby, of course!

    • Adding texture and language

    • A Custom Creative Tab

    • Custom Blocks


Instructor Bio:

Matt has a passion for teaching STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) to students of all ages. Here are some highlights from Matt's career. He has bachelor's degrees in both Computer Science and Biology, with a minor in math and a Master's degree in Computer Science. Matt is a Software Engineer with over 15 years experience and he currently manages several engineering teams globally as the Manager of Software Engineering at Cision. His teaching experience ranges from ages five to adult. He has 5 years experience teaching at 4 colleges and universities, 4 years experience as a First Lego League Coach and 2 years experience as a 4H Robotics Coach. As the Chief Code Monkey at CodeForce, Matt designs all of our courses and is the lead instructor.

Matt Livingston

Chief Code Monkey