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What Do Programming Languages Do?

 What Do Programming Languages Do? Programs are recipes that make your computer do things. Under the hood, computers are controlled by machine instructions. These are direct commands which tell the computer how to arrange switches and gates in the processor, memory and other parts.     In the beginning, all computers were programmed in machine instructions. It was … Continue reading What Do Programming Languages Do? →

How to Run Python Programs on a Mac

Hello, World! This tutorial will teach you to write and run your first Python program on a Mac. To start, we need to get some things straight. Programs are recipes you write to make your computer do things. These recipes are written in a programming language, which is a language close enough to human for you to write, … Continue reading How to Run Python Programs on a Mac →

Setting Up Python on Mac

How to Set up Python on a Mac Beginning a new programming language can be a challenge. This tutorial will go through how to set up python on a Mac ( Windows users can go here). There are many schools of thought on the ‘best’ development environments, IDE’s, etc to work with. The goal of … Continue reading Setting Up Python on Mac →