[Edu-sig] Starting Python

Winston Wolff winstonw at stratolab.com
Fri Jan 27 00:39:17 CET 2006

You might want to look at Processing ( http://www.processing.org/ ).   
Although it Java and not Python, it's great for first getting into  
programming.  With one or two lines of code you can have shapes  
appear on screen.  With a few more lines you can have animation or 3D.

They have lots of documentation too.


On Jan 26, 2006, at 5:27 PM, catherine curley wrote:

> Adam
> I'm an old COBOL programmer/analyst that have moved on to other  
> areas over time.   I'm trying to get my 12 year old interested in  
> computers instead of just playing games.  I've gone through a  
> number of the tutorials available on the internet but haven't come  
> up with suitable examples that would be suitable for a 12 year old  
> to try.  He can enter the instruction in some of the tutorials but  
> he can't comprehend how he might use python.  Have you come across  
> any simple exercises for kids.
> Catherine

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