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Python for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Programming

SKU: BOK-11729

$57.70 AUD, inc GST
$52.45 AUD, exc GST

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Python for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Programming
57.7 AUD

SKU: BOK-11729

$57.70 AUD, inc GST
$52.45 AUD, exc GST
In stock, with a short lead time. 3 units dispatch in 3 to 6 days (in addition to the shipping method you choose). Our timing and stock is accurate. Delivery to you by Mon, 25th of Dec with Express Post within Australia.
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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.

Why should serious adults have all the fun? Python for Kids is your ticket into the amazing world of computer programming.

Features:

  • Learn to use fundamental data structures like lists, tuples, and maps
  • Organize and reuse your code with functions and modules
  • Use control structures like loops and conditional statements
  • Draw shapes and patterns with Python’s turtle module
  • Create games, animations, and other graphical wonders with tkinter

Info:

  • Author: Jason R. Briggs
  • Publisher: No Starch Press
  • Paperback: 344 pages
  • ISBN 10: 1-5932-7407-6
  • ISBN 13: 978-1-5932-7407-8
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