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Variables in Python 3 – Part 2: Text

Introduction Lets continue with the idea of a video game that we introduced in the first part of this article. Imagine your player has a name. This could be hard coded, but what if the player gets to pick the name, in which case it is dynamic. This would be a case where a text … Continue reading Variables in Python 3 – Part 2: Text →

What is Jeroo?

Jeroo is a great, desktop program for teaching kids to hand code. Though it does have some bugs, it has a lot going for it. The basic idea for Jeroo is that you have a “Jeroo”, a Kangaroo like creature, and you hop around an island. You can download Jeroo at Jeroo.org    

Variables in Python 3 – Part 1: Numbers

Introduction Imagine you’re programming a video game. You have a cute little monster character on the screen who can run left or right. Inside your program, you keep track of where the character is standing, using a number. Smaller numbers are more to the left, larger numbers are more to the right: How will your … Continue reading Variables in Python 3 – Part 1: Numbers →