Python tutorials – Basic validation

Hello again everybody, I am sorry that I have not posted in the last couple of weeks. It’s December now, and Christmas time is approaching. In the meantime, here is a new Python tutorial about validation. What is validation? It’s a way of checking whether something is a certain value or not, and executing codeContinue reading “Python tutorials – Basic validation”

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Python tutorial – While loops basics

In Python, while loops allow you to repeat things forever, or up until a certain point. Here’s an example: keep_going = Truewhile (keep_going == True): print(“Hello world!”) This will print “Hello world!” indefinitely. The keep_going value is set to True, and the while loop checks continuously check that the keep_going value is equal to True.Continue reading “Python tutorial – While loops basics”

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Python tutorial – How to create basic functions

In Python, a function is a block of code that only runs when it is called later on in the code. Data can be passed into the functions too. One example of a function is print. It runs when it is called in the code, and the text you put inside the bracket is theContinue reading “Python tutorial – How to create basic functions”

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Python tutorials #1 – basic calculator

This is the first of my Python tutorials! Python is a programming language but unlike C++ and Java, is easier to learn but can still be used to create amazing programs such as web browsers, calculators, word processors, and more. But unlike Scratch, a GUI used to make games and other projects aimed at beginnersContinue reading “Python tutorials #1 – basic calculator”

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One lovely blog award – who are my favourite bloggers?

This challenge has spread across the internet like fire (I didn’t create this challenge) so I have decided to do one. Basically, I have to tell you 7 things about my character. And up to 15 bloggers I enjoy. I have over 40 followers, but as there are limits (a few don’t have blogs) andContinue reading “One lovely blog award – who are my favourite bloggers?”

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Python, GTK and WebKit – creating a web browser – Part 2

IF YOU HAVE NOT YET, PLEASE READ PART 1 BEFORE CONTINUING! In Part 1, I showed you how to create a very basic web browser in Python with WebKit and GTK. It is a great example of Python’s power, but there was no refresh button. Part 2 focuses on adding this feature so you can refreshContinue reading “Python, GTK and WebKit – creating a web browser – Part 2”

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Unofficial Raspberry Pi Clock Application

Hi guys. Today I have been experimenting with Python and Pygame. I managed to make a clock application for the Raspberry Pi. Here is the code: import pygame, sys, time pygame.init() screen = pygame.display.set_mode((1184, 624), pygame.FULLSCREEN) pygame.display.set_caption(“Raspberry Pi Clock”) clockFont = pygame.font.Font(None, 72) clock = pygame.time.Clock() ##COLOURS WHITE = (255, 255, 255) RED = (255,Continue reading “Unofficial Raspberry Pi Clock Application”

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