Have you ever wondered how computers can make so much happen? How do they perform calculations, show movies and run amazing games? Learn the basics of coding quickly with a unique new series that will guide young programmers to create their own versions of familiar games and apps and challenge them to adapt and experiment with programs.
This edition of Python Basics is a lively introduction to the world of coding and to Python 3 – a fantastic language to start coding with. Young programmers will learn how to code and customise several fun applications including their own Magic8Ball and an Etch A Sketch® game.
Designed and written for children with an appealing design and fun approach and simple explanation throughout. Written by a teacher and has an educational focus with objectives, summaries and challenges as well as hints and tips to engage the students. Gives children the chance to experiment and create their own versions of familiar games. Short and manageable with short chapters. Can be used with windows, macs or linux based systems. Can be used in a classroom where there is no expert teacher or at home with a parent. Recommended by Cambridge International Examinations for use with the IGCSE Computer Science syllabus. Compatible with the Raspberry Pi computer. This edition contains the full text of the original printed book, in addition to installation videos, glossaries and extra hints and tips.