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Teach Your Kids to Code by Bryson Payne

Teach Your Kids to Code

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Teach Your Kids to Code by Bryson Payne
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Apr 01, 2015 | ISBN 9781593276140

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“A straightforward, crystal-clear guide to programming in Python…Sophisticated concepts and serious programming make for an easy, enjoyable game for families.”
—Kirkus Reviews

“Kid coders who have mastered the likes of Scratch, or older students who are math inclined and want to learn how to code, will find a worthy choice in Payne’s guide to Python programming.”
—School Library Journal

Table Of Contents

Introduction: What Is Coding and Why Is It Good for Your Kids?
Chapter 1: Python Basics: Get to Know Your Environment
Chapter 2: Turtle Graphics: Drawing with Python
Chapter 3: Numbers and Variables: Python Does the Math
Chapter 4: Loops Are Fun (You Can Say That Again)
Chapter 5: Conditions (What If?)
Chapter 6: Random Fun and Games: Go Ahead, Take a Chance!
Chapter 7: Functions: There’s a Name for That
Chapter 8: Timers and Animation: What Would Disney Do?
Chapter 9: User Interaction: Get into the Game
Chapter 10: Game Programming: Coding for Fun
Appendix A: Python Setup for Windows, Mac, and Linux
Appendix B: Pygame Setup for Windows, Mac, and Linux
Appendix C: Building Your Own Modules
Glossary
Index

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