Coding Projects in Python, 1st Edition

  • Craig Steele
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  • ISBN-10: 1465467068
  • ISBN-13: 9781465467065
  • DDC: 005.133
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 7th Grade
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

Perfect for kids ages 10 and over who are ready to take a second step after Scratch, this straightforward, visual guide teaches kids how to build their own computer projects like amazing graphics, fun games, and useful apps using Python, an easy yet powerful free programming language available for download. Step-by-step instructions teach essential coding basics like loops and conditionals, and outline 14 fun and exciting projects, including a script that cracks secret codes, a quiz to challenge family and friends, a matching game, and much more. When they are feeling more confident, kids can think creatively and use the tips and tricks provided to personalize and adapt each project.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Frontispiece.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Foreword.
Starting with Python.
1: What is Coding?.
2: Meet Python.
3: Installing Python.
4: Using IDLE.
First Steps.
5: Your First Program.
6: Variables.
7: Making Decisions.
8: Loopy Loops.
9: Animal Quiz.
10: Functions.
11: Fixing Bugs.
12: Password Picker.
13: Modules.
14: Nine Lives.
Turtle Graphics.
15: Robot Builder.
16: Kaleido-Spiral.
17: Starry Night.
18: Mutant Rainbow.
Playful Apps.
19: Countdown Calendar.
20: Ask the Expert.
21: Secret Messages.
22: Screen Pet.
Games in Python.
23: Caterpillar.
24: Snap.
25: Matchmaker.
26: Egg Catcher.
Reference.
Project Reference.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.