carfin33
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python learning sites

Thu May 31, 2012 5:00 pm

ok so how do i learn python i would like a website like code school or code academy
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scep
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Re: python learning sites

Thu May 31, 2012 5:31 pm

http://learnpythonthehardway.org/book/ - The Hard Way stuff is all good.

http://www.udacity.com/overview/Course/ ... ev/apr2012 (assumes no computing or programming knowledge)

official tutorials at http://www.python.org/doc/

http://www.codingbat.com (more pracrice than tutorial, but the documentation and help are really good plus you can track progress)

http://www.pythonchallenge.com/ is great fun when you have the basics under your belt

(the last two are most like e.g. codecademy.com,codeavengers.com etc)

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MarkTee
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Re: python learning sites

Sat Jun 02, 2012 9:48 am

Thanks Scep, the 'hard way' is very good I think.
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carfin33
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thank you

Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:26 am

i cant beleive everyone is so helpful this is the most helpful group of people online i have ever seen thank scep and everyone else!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D
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annodomini2
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Re: python learning sites

Wed Jun 13, 2012 1:17 pm

Probably good to put this thread or a copy as a sticky at the top of the forum, likely to be a frequently asked question.

Stateside
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Re: python learning sites

Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:41 pm

See:
Education
Teaching and Learning Resources
Free Python Books / Tutorials

http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewt ... ?f=49&t=62

these posts are geared toward the new learner for Python 3

thelordmeatball
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Re: python learning sites

Mon Jun 18, 2012 3:11 pm

Hey all. I have messed around with codeacademy.com and found it pretty neat. Is there anything like that for Python, where it is an online and game-like process? Or is something like that really only able to be done in JavaScript?

tomk11
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Re: python learning sites

Wed Jun 20, 2012 3:26 pm

http://www.diveintopython.net/ is also useful for a beginner
http://wiki.python.org/moin/TkInter allows you to add a graphical interface to your applications.
http://projecteuler.net provide mathematical challenges aimed to be solved by code, I found this very useful for getting used to different types of loops etc
http://www.tutorialspoint.com/python/index.htm
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL ... ature=plcp is also very useful.

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