Programming with Alice

Creating animated movies provides a fun way to learn how to program a computer.

By Emily Sohn, 00:00 AM February 13, 2006

Shriveled, slithery, and wily, Gollum is one of the more memorable characters in the Lord of the Rings movies. But it took computers to bring Gollum to life, creating animated images of the character that smoothly blend with the actors on the screen.

And wherever there are computers, there have to be computer programmers who write the instructions that tell the computers what to do, step by painstaking step.

Want to learn how to program a computer and have fun at the same time? Give Alice a try!

Want to learn how to program a computer and have fun at the same time? Give Alice...

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