Creative Coding In Python: 30+ Programming Projects In Art, Games, And More by Sheena VaidyanathanCreative Coding In Python: 30+ Programming Projects In Art, Games, And More by Sheena Vaidyanathan

Creative Coding In Python: 30+ Programming Projects In Art, Games, And More

bySheena Vaidyanathan

Paperback | December 18, 2018

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Creative Coding in Pythonpresents over 30 creative projects that teach kids how to code in the easy and intuitive programming language, Python.

Creative Coding in Pythonteaches the fundamentals of computer programming and demonstrateshow to code 30+ fun, creative projectsusing Python, a free, intuitive, open-source programming language that's one of the top five most popular worldwide and one of the most popular Google search terms in the U.S.

Computer science educator Sheena Vaidyanathan helps kidsunderstand the fundamental ideas of computer programming and the process of computational thinkingusing illustrations, flowcharts, and pseudocode, then shows how to apply those essentials to code exciting projects in Python:
  • Chatbots: Discover variables, strings, integers, and more to design conversational programs.
  • Geometric art: Use turtle graphics to create original masterpieces.
  • Interactive fiction: Explore booleans and conditionals to invent "create your own adventure" games.
  • Dice games: Reuse code to devise games of chance.
  • Arcade games and apps: Understand GUI (graphical user interfaces) and create your own arcade games and apps.
  • What's next? Look at exciting ways to use your powerful new skills and expand your knowledge of coding in Python.
Creative Coding in Pythongives kids the tools they need to create their own computer programs.
Sheena Vaidyanathanteaches a Python-based computer science class to 11- to 13-year-olds and is the Computer Science Integration Specialist in the Los Altos School District, in Los Altos, California, where she has also designed computer science curricula, conducted professional development for the K-8 STEM program, and taught pre-algebr...
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Title:Creative Coding In Python: 30+ Programming Projects In Art, Games, And MoreFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9.5 × 8.25 × 0.5 inPublished:December 18, 2018Publisher:Quarry BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1631595814

ISBN - 13:9781631595813

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