Coding Minecraft:EducationEdition with MakeCode just got some upgrades! Here are some highlights:
New mobs, items and blocks
Always the number one request we get from students: “More mobs! More mobs!” So in this update we’ve added:
7 new mobs including Axolotls, Goats and Piglins
52 new blocks including Copper, Chain and Blackstone
31 new items including Shield, Dyes and Netherite tools/armor
New Position Blocks
The 3-dimensional coordinate system in Minecraft is one of the more challenging aspects of coding in the game. We’ve provided two new position blocks that will hopefully make it easier to code exactly what you want, where you want it.
For those of you who love the mining in Minecraft, you’ll appreciate these new block detection blocks which allow you to detect different types of blocks.
Arrays as parameters in Functions
And lastly we’ve added Arrays as a parameter data type for Functions, so now you can create your own random spawn block or do bubble sorts on mobs!
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