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Get Started With Code Connection
***IMPORTANT** Please read bold print below
As of our release on November 7, 2018 of version Minecraft: Education 1.7 coding features be launched in game as "Code Builder" by pressing "c".
Code Connection still exists as a companion app that can be used with Minecraft Education and Minecraft Bedrock if a player should choose to do so. Minecraft Bedrock does not feature in-game coding
This article will cover:
- Install Code Connection
- How to Connect
- Things to try with your Agent
- Additional Resources
Install Code Connection (version 1.4 and lower)
You can download for Windows here
How to Connect (version 1.4 and lower)
Things to try with your agent
The Code Builder Tutorial world should be in your library of worlds automatically, along with a tutorial world and several sample worlds to help you get started. Please check the version number of your Minecraft: Education Edition (it should read 1.7). If you have any issues, please contact support right away so we can get your Agent Trials working again.
Log in to your Minecraft Education and give the Code Builder Tutorial a try. This in-game tutorial worldcovers the following topics:
- Going forward
- Moving your agent using turn commands
- Mastering vertical movement
- Putting directional movement together to get the full spectrum
- Teaching the Agent to move and destroy items
- Farming. Why not automate your planting and harvesting needs?
- Collect materials
- Build a simple shelter with your agent
- Start creating in a sandbox area
Please check out our other existing training materials and lesson plans on this topic for even more information.
If you have any suggestions on Classroom mode and how it can be improved post a thread in the “Feature Request” area of the forums with the title “Code Connection Suggestion” (or similar) so we see it right away for consideration.
Need to troubleshoot? You may always contact support if you run into any technical issues, or the issue you are seeing is not covered in our Basic Troubleshooting Knowledge Base article.