Python to Java?

Are you trying to learn Java after learning Python? Python is a great programming language to begin learning with because it can be so easy to code syntax in Python. Java, on the other hand, contains a lot more syntax and many people (including myself) have given up trying to learn. I have found Java more »

Python Basics Video Series in 60 seconds or less!

I know that some students can find following written tutorials difficult and everyone learns at a different pace. I’m working on this series to help students (or would be coders) to learn some of the basics in bite-sized videos of 60 seconds or less! I am using the website repl.it to code because it makes more »

The len() Function

The Len Function This function is extremely useful and often comes up in coursework tasks. It is used to work out how many characters have been used in a string or another type of object. Look and run the code below to see a simple example.   TASK Try this for yourself by editing the more »

IF Statements Lesson 1

An If statement is a control structure. We use if statements to programme an automatic response from a computer. Think about an every day device such as a fire alarm in your house. An if statement is programmed into the device memory to beep loudly if it detects carbon monoxide. Look at the flow chart below. more »