Creative Coding in Python (Quarry Books)
Monday, 07 January 2019

With the subtitle "30+ Programming Projects in Art, Games, and More", this book teaches the fundamentals of computer programming. Author  Sheena Vaidyanathan shows how to code a collection of fun, creative projects using Python. She demonstrates the fundamental ideas of computer programming and the process of computational thinking using illustrations, flowcharts, and pseudocode before apply those essentials to coding exciting projects in Python

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Author: Sheena Vaidyanathan
Publisher: Quarry Books
Date: December 2018
Pages: 144
ISBN: 978-1631595813
Print: 1631595814
Audience: Kids interested in learning to program
Level: Introductory
Category: Python

 

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Projects include: 

  • Chatbots: Discover variables, strings, integers, and more to design conversational programs.
  • Geometric art: Use turtle graphics to create original masterpieces.
  • Interactive fiction: Explore booleans and conditionals to invent "create your own adventure" games.
  • Dice games: Reuse code to devise games of chance.
  • Arcade games and apps: Understand GUI (graphical user interfaces) and create your own arcade games and apps.
  • What’s next? Look at exciting ways to use your powerful new skills and expand your knowledge of coding in Python. 

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