By Jason R. Briggs
For young ones elderly 10+ (And Their Parents)
The code during this ebook runs on nearly whatever: home windows, Mac, Linux, even an OLPC desktop or Raspberry Pi!
Python is a robust, expressive programming language that is effortless to benefit and enjoyable to exploit! yet books approximately studying to application in Python could be type of uninteresting, grey, and dull, and that is no enjoyable for anyone.
Python for Kids brings Python to lifestyles and brings you (and your mom and dad) into the realm of programming. The ever-patient Jason R. Briggs will advisor you thru the fundamentals as you scan with exact (and usually hilarious) instance courses that characteristic starving monsters, mystery brokers, thieving ravens, and extra. New phrases are outlined; code is coloured, dissected, and defined; and quirky, full-color illustrations preserve issues at the lighter side.
Chapters finish with programming puzzles designed to stretch your mind and increase your figuring out. through the tip of the publication you will have programmed entire video games: a similar to the recognized Pong and "Mr. Stick guy Races for the Exit"—a platform online game with jumps, animation, and masses more.
As you strike out in your programming experience, you are going to find out how to:
- Use primary info constructions like lists, tuples, and maps
- Organize and reuse your code with capabilities and modules
- Use keep an eye on constructions like loops and conditional statements
- Draw shapes and styles with Python's turtle module
- Create video games, animations, and different graphical wonders with tkinter
Why may still severe adults have the entire enjoyable? Python for Kids is your price ticket into the superb international of laptop programming.
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