Introduction: Learn to Code in 5 Minutes

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Hi again and welcome! In this instructable I will show you how to make a basic program with scratch in 5 minutes
Please note that this can take longer than 5 minutes
No previous knowledge of code is nessesary, but certainly helps.

What you'll need: a account ( if you don't have one don't worry, we will go over that )
A device running adobe flash player

Step 1: Register a Account

This is totally free and available at
Scratch has a vast friendly community of makers, coders, diy enthusiasts, etc

Step 2: Create a New Project and Get Started

Go into the "my stuff" menu and create a new project
The coding interface will pop up.
You can play around with this in any way you want, but for the purpose of this tutorial, try and make this:

When flag clicked
| if on edge, bounce
| move 5 steps

When your program is done, hit the green flag in the top right corner.

Step 3: Congrats!

You just learned a little bit of basic code, have some fun with it, see what you can make.
If you want, check out my creations by searching up picraft64 in the search bar in the main menu
check out my blog at
Thanks again and bye!


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