Python books for beginners

There is no doubt that the best way to learn to program is to practice. However, this is not enough. After all, if you practice typing for many years with just two...

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 USER INPUT

User input is one of the things which makes Python programming powerful and interesting, as it provides interactivity. This article shows you how to make Python ask for input from the user...

TRIANGLE NUMBERS WITH PYTHON

This post explores some different ways of generating the famous Triangle Numbers with Python. Before reading on, have a go a writing some Python code to print out the first 10 Triangle...

PYTHON FUNCTIONS

Functions are a very important aspect of Python programming. They provide a way to structure your code meaningfully and also to make parts of it reusable. Think of a function as being...

Python For Loops

The ability to repeat tasks many times in rapid succession is one of the things which makes computers so useful. In programming, the technical word for repeating things is iteration. This is...

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...

Python Debugging

Sometimes when debugging Python code, it is useful to be able to see the values of the variables at each step in its execution. This can be done with a debugging tool...