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Compare 13 different programming languages by writing a simple game. Whenever I start learning a new programming language, I focus on defining variables, writing a statement, and evaluating expressions. Once I have a general understanding of those concepts, I can usually figure out the rest on my own. Most programming languages have some similarities, so …

Three years ago I chose Openshot as my Linux video editing software of choice. See why it’s still my favorite. In 2021, there are more reasons why people love Linux than ever before. In this series, I’ll share 21 different reasons to use Linux. Here’s how I use Linux to edit videos. Back in 2018, …

A natural aptitude for learning languages is a stronger predictor of learning to program than basic math knowledge, or numeracy, according to new research. That’s because writing code also involves learning a second language, an ability to learn that language’s vocabulary and grammar, and how they work together to communicate ideas and intentions. Other cognitive …

There are several ways to get started with Python 3 on macOS, but one way is better than the others. I’ve been dipping my toe back into Python development as I get ready to head to PyCon US. (If you’re headed there as well and want to share your Python story, let me know!) When I installed …

Explore Python (and other programming languages) by writing a “guess the number” game. In this series, we’re writing the same application in different programming languages to compare how various languages work and to show how using a standard test program is a great way to learn new ways to program. When you learn a new programming language, …

Explore Python (and other programming languages) by writing a “guess the number” game. In this series, we’re writing the same application in different programming languages to compare how various languages work and to show how using a standard test program is a great way to learn new ways to program. When you learn a new programming language, …

For the first time in the history of TIOBE’s index, Java has slipped out of the top two, leaving Python to occupy the spot behind reigning champion, C. October’s TIOBE index had C at No. 1 and Java at No. 2, and historically those two languages have simply traded spaces while the rest of the …

The following languages will help current and new web developers navigate the programming landscape to code web-based services and apps that are stable and secure. In the last decade more and more applications have found their way to the cloud via web-based applications that work uniformly on almost any device running just about any operating …

Protect against unexpected and unwelcome surprises by using venv in Python. If you’ve ever shared a neat computer trick, a complex application, or something in between with a friend, then you’ve probably uttered the phrase, “Well, it works on my computer.” No matter how advanced computers become, there seem to be recurrent problems related to …

Overview This guide shows how to use the Flask Project as a Python API application. But it can also be used as Web App which is covered in a different tutorial. It shows how to perform GET and POST operations. The code contains a preview setup, it can be further enhanced to call a database …