HTML5 Breakout Game

Here is fun HTML5 version of the classic retro computer game Breakout. Use the paddle to direct the ball to hit all the yellow bricks, using either the left/right arrow keys or...

Bootstrap 4 for Python Flask

Python Flask is a micro-framework for creating web apps. It is very lightweight and easy to get started with, and also very popular. Since Flask is a web framework, it follows that...

Musical Bubble Sort in Python

I am a firm believer in offering a wide variety of perspectives on the topics I teach in Computer Science. I also like to make connections between Computer Science and other subjects....

The Stack Data Structure in Python

The stack is a wonderfully simple data structure which despite its simplicity makes many powerful algorithms possible. Some of the uses for a stack data structure in software development are: The Depth-First...

Python Programming – List Mutation

A Surprising Feature of Python Lists What do you expect the output of the following Python code to be? def mutate_or_not(a_list): a_list[0] = "I've changed" my_list = [1, 2, 3] mutate_or_not(my_list) print(my_list)...