Category Archives: Challenges

What is a Logic Error ?

A logic error always does the following It allows the program to run (or at least to start). It leads to unexpected results . The program might seem to work fine 99% of the time, but during that other 1% of the time, something weird occurs. Example of a Logic Error in Penjee: As you can see from the above animation, we … Continue reading What is a Logic Error ? →

What is Pseudo Code ?

Pseucode is a way to express what your code should do, without using a particular language’s syntax. In our assignment,  To the water, for instance, pictured below: We provide the students with the following Pseudocode [crayon-5b081b0d2c88f629401182/] As you can see, there is no Python syntax included in that snippet. Instead, we are expressing what the code … Continue reading What is Pseudo Code ? →

Troubleshooting Penjee. Common Student Errors

So, you tried to complete a Penjee challenge and you did not receive the message below:   Below are the most common reasons for this problem. Reason #1 : (Very rare, but frustrating) You are 100% sure your code  is correct but the assignment isn’t completing. Though this happens very  rarely, sometimes the web page does not load all of the … Continue reading Troubleshooting Penjee. Common Student Errors →