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December 2, 2016

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Type is an interesting concept.

In normal life, we don't usually distinguish between numbers for counting (1, 2, 3, 4 ...) and numbers for keeping track of decimal values (3.14159, 1.50, etc).

In computers, however, these are very different an...

November 30, 2016

 https://youtu.be/pd75QRiY4zI

Another short post.

Here's something I have hinted at in the past but never formally introduced:

Comments.

Comments are sticky-notes from the programmer.

They could be things to remember such as - what to do next.

They could be things to explain...

November 21, 2016

 https://youtu.be/vqUJYJqpzBI


Delimiters are the characters that start and stop a certain part of code.

Strings, or groups of characters, can be delimited in 4 ways in Python:

'Single Quotes' (apostrophe)

"Double Quotes" (quotation marks)

'''Triple Single Quotes''' (multi-...

November 15, 2016

This could be the most important post I ever write.

I doubt that, but it is one of those things that will make a lot more sense to you later in the game. However I mention it now so I can refer back to it if I need it.

Who is "you"? I didn't say who ARE you ... you know...

November 9, 2016

There are two major reasons that there are so many different programming languages:

  1. Evolution

  2. Different Tools for Different Jobs

Evolution

In the beginning, programming meant moving wires and circuits and turning knobs and switches to make a physical computer...

November 5, 2016

“Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely, "and go on till you come to the end: then stop.”

― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

What is Code? That is the all the buzz these days... Code. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). If you don't know it...

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