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How Recursion Works in 7 Gifs

Recursion is one of those topics that many students struggle with. When you’re first learning how to code, recursion is often difficult to grasp. Gif #1 (Visual Animation of Recursion) Gif #2: How Many in the line?     Gif #3 : Fibonacci Sequence Gif #4 : Pascals Triangle Code Gif #5: Pascals Triangle Animation   Gif … Continue reading How Recursion Works in 7 Gifs →

Fibonacci Sequence Code and Animation Explained

The Fibonacci Sequence is one of the classic recursive algorithms that you learn in computer science. Mathematically, the fibonacci sequence looks like this f(x) = f(x-1) + f(x-2)  and base values of either f0 =0 and f1=1 The Java Code Download the Java Code [crayon-59ea1da6610d4451579477/] The Python Code Download the Python Code [crayon-59ea1da6610de830259646/] Fibonnacci Recursion … Continue reading Fibonacci Sequence Code and Animation Explained →

Input from the Command Line and Files with Python 3

Introduction So far we’ve been covering how to print messages to the console. This is useful for displaying information to your user and logging what is happening in your program. Sometimes you need to receive input from the user as well. Again we will revisit the example of a video game. Last time we made … Continue reading Input from the Command Line and Files with Python 3 →