Installing Python Packages

One of the things which makes Python awesome is the quality and quantity of open source packages available to extend its power. This means the with the right package and just a...

Python Challenge – 7 Puzzle

Here’s a fun little puzzle for you, which lends itself well to a Python coding solution. Find a two-digit positive integer that becomes 7 times smaller when its leftmost digit is removed....

PYTHON OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING

Object-Oriented programming is an essential skill for any serious Python programmer. It is one of the most important programming paradigms, and vast amounts of code exist which make use of it. GETTING...

Pseudocode

Not all algorithmic thinking occurs in front of a monitor with a keyboard at hand. In fact, it is often the case that the more complex an algorithm is, the more benefit...

Why Learn Python?

Why should you learn Python? There is a lot of talk about Python these days. It has become an extremely popular programming language. This article will take a look at some of...

Algorithm Animations

If a picture is worth 1000 words, an animation is worth even more! Fully understanding an algorithm can be hard, and it is helpful to be able to reason about it in...

Computer Science Pedagogy

This post is a work in progress where I will collect pedagogical tips about teaching Computer Science distilled from my 15+ years’ teaching experience. They are phrased as advice to teachers, but...