Arun Gupta has been working with Devoxx4Kids for over two years, teaching Java programming with Minecraft modding. Together with his son Aditya, they wrote a book which teaches children how to code in Java for creating mods for Minecraft. InfoQ spoke to Arun about the recently published book, Minecraft Modding with Forge.
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