Bite-Size Python: An Introduction to Python Programming

Bite-Size Python: An Introduction to Python Programming

by April Speight

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Overview

Introduce children to the popular Python programming language through relatable examples and fun projects!

Python has now surpassed Java as the most commonly used programming language. As the language rises in popularity, this complete guide can teach basic Python concepts to kids with its simple, friendly format. Bite-Size Python: An Introduction to Python Programming provides children with a foundation in the Python language. This unique book shares knowledge through easy-to-understand examples, fast exercises, and fun projects!

As children learn, their parents, caregivers, and instructors can also join in their discoveries. Bite-Size Python is ideal for those who are new to programming, giving kids ages 9 and up a beginners’ approach to learning one of the most important programming languages.

  • Gives an overview of Python
  • Provides exciting programming projects
  • Offers instruction on how to download and install Python
  • Presents key programming language concepts
  • Simplifies technical definitions

With this playful guide to learning Python, readers can try out activities on their computers for a hands-on learning experience. The artwork in Bite-Size Python represents children of various backgrounds, so any child who picks up this book will be empowered to learn and young readers will love showing their projects to friends and family!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119643814
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/01/2020
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 619,157
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

APRIL SPEIGHT is a Python developer with a passion for helping beginners get started with programming. She believes that by providing programming instruction that is equal parts approachable, relatable, and fun she can truly foster a welcoming learning experience. Considered a true creator at heart, April enjoys programming AI assistants and chat bots, creating experiences with mixed reality, and discovering new ways to teach technical concepts to nontechnical audiences. Curious about what she's currently learning or creating? Follow her on Twitter @VogueandCode.

Table of Contents

1 What is Python? 3

2 Install Python 9

3 IDLE 15

4 Variables 23

5 Numbers 39

6 Strings 51

7 Conditionals and Control Flow 69

8 Lists 83

9 for Loops 97

10 while Loops 117

11 Functions 133

12 Dictionaries 161

13 Modules 187

14 Next Steps 205

Appendix 213

Index 219

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