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Is Scratch 3 secretly designed to trap users in its coding interface forever?'

Wed Feb 14, 2024 8:44 am

Is Scratch 3 secretly designed to trap users in its coding interface forever, preventing them from escaping and exploring other programming languages and tools? Are there any hidden exit codes or tricks to break free from Scratch 3's clutches?

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Re: Is Scratch 3 secretly designed to trap users in its coding interface forever?'

Thu Feb 15, 2024 9:29 am

Danieldaw wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2024 8:44 am
Is Scratch 3 secretly designed to trap users in its coding interface forever, preventing them from escaping and exploring other programming languages and tools?
No.
Are there any hidden exit codes or tricks to break free from Scratch 3's clutches?
No. Just exit the application.
Oh no, not again.

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Re: Is Scratch 3 secretly designed to trap users in its coding interface forever?'

Thu Feb 15, 2024 1:36 pm

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Re: Is Scratch 3 secretly designed to trap users in its coding interface forever?'

Thu Feb 15, 2024 2:33 pm

Scratch is designed to teach young kids the basics of programming.
Where you go from there is up to you.

Another way is using https://flathub.org/apps/dev.tchx84.Gameeky
which allows you to learn the basics of Python.

Or using Minecraft Pi and learning Python to create your world.
https://flathub.org/apps/com.thebrokenrail.MCPIReborn

Then there is Greenfoot for Java.
https://www.greenfoot.org/home

Not to mention the millions of sites and videos that teach any programming language that you might want to learn.
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Re: Is Scratch 3 secretly designed to trap users in its coding interface forever?'

Thu Feb 15, 2024 3:32 pm

Danieldaw wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2024 8:44 am
Is Scratch 3 secretly designed to trap users in its coding interface forever, preventing them from escaping and exploring other programming languages and tools? Are there any hidden exit codes or tricks to break free from Scratch 3's clutches?
Is it simply that you cannot exit the Scratch 3 application or do you mean something else ?

I do recall some have said that menu bars are missing on some applications under Bookworm, which is where any 'exit' or 'close' would likely be, but I didn't pay attention to the details.

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