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Oh wow, thanks! By default it just says "python" so it must be using the default PATH passed from the launcher to resolve that, but when I use an absolute path to my python3 interpreter it works just great.
Thanks so much for this! Awhile back I tried some basic python turtle programming with my 8-year-old daughter in IDLE (squares, stars, etc.). She was initially excited to make the computer "do stuff", but ultimately squares and stars aren't that exciting for a kid, and the possibilities were limited by what she could grasp from a programming standpoint at her age. When she started playing MC recently, a Google search turned up this Instructible and now I am looking forward to digging into these scripts and coming up with some fun projects to work on, both for her and for me. :-) As an ex-teacher, I also love that you put a class together using this stuff. I have been considering doing the same using the IDLE turtle stuff, but this is much more exciting for kids.The only downside is that on the Mac (10.11.5) I have not figured out how to properly pass a PATH variable to Minecraft. Looks like it used to be easier, but Apple has made some changes recently for security purposes and nothing I find on the web is working. I was hoping to point MC to my Anaconda python 3.5 installation so I could work on my python3 chops, but I seem to be stuck using the Apple-installed /usr/bin/python which is 2.7. I could install python3 over my OS python install but don't really want to go that route -- I like that Anaconda's distribution installs in its own directory that doesn't mess with your system files.Anyway, thanks again!
Python coding for Minecraft
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