December 2, 2016
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
Another short post.
Here's something I have hinted at in the past but never formally introduced:
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
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:
Different Tools for Different Jobs
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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