Introduction; Downloading Python; Some tips; Part I. Learning Python: Challenges 1-11. The basics; Challenges 12-19. If statements; Challenges 20-26. Strings; Challenges 27-34. Maths; Challenges 35-44. For loop; Challenges 45-51. While loop; Challenges 52-59. Random; Challenges 60-68. Turtle graphics; Challenges 69-79. Tuples, lists and dictionaries; Challenges 80-87. More string manipulation; Challenges 88-95. Numeric arrays; Challenges 96-103. 2D lists and dictionaries; Challenges 105-110. Reading and writing to a text file; Challenges 111-117. Reading and writing to a .csv File; Challenges 118-123. Subprograms; Challenges 124-132. Tkinter GUI; Challenges 133-138. More Tkinter; Challenges 139-145. SQLite; Part II. Chunky Challenges: 146 - Shift code; 147 - Mastermind; 148 - Passwords; 149 - Times tables (GUI); 150 - Art gallery; What next?; Glossary; Index.
A collection of progressively more complex Python programming challenges to help students learn to code in a naturally engaging way.
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