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Scratch™ 2.0 Programming for Teens, Second Edition by Jerry Lee Jr. Ford

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CHAPTER 7STORING AND RETRIEVING DATA

All computer applications require some sort of data with which to work as they execute. This is true of even the simplest applications. The data processed by an application may be embedded within it. Data may also be randomly generated or collected from the user as the application executes. To work with and manipulate data, programmers need the ability to store, retrieve, and modify data when an application runs. Within Scratch 2.0 applications, data is managed using either variables or lists. The goal of this chapter is to teach you everything you need to know to begin developing Scratch 2.0 applications that can collect, store, and process application data.

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