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Python for kids [electronic resource] : A Playful Introduction to Programming. Jason Briggs.

Briggs, Jason. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781593274078 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Python is a powerful, expressive programming language that's easy to learn and fun to use! But books about learning to program in Python can be kind of dull, gray, and boring, and that's no fun for anyone.Python for Kids brings Python to life and brings you (and your parents) into the world of programming. The ever-patient Jason R. Briggs will guide you through the basics as you experiment with unique (and often hilarious) example programs that feature ravenous monsters, secret agents, thieving ravens, and more. New terms are defined; code is colored, dissected, and explained; and quirky, full-color illustrations keep things on the lighter side.Chapters end with programming puzzles designed to stretch your brain and strengthen your understanding. By the end of the book you'll have programmed two complete games: a clone of the famous Pong and "Mr. Stick Man Races for the Exit"—a platform game with jumps, animation, and much more.As you strike out on your programming...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. San Francisco : No Starch Press, 2013. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 13357 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 6276 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Nonfiction.
Computer Technology.
Genre: Electronic books.

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