ANN: Python training "text movies"

Franck Ditter nobody at nowhere.org
Sat Jan 19 10:32:28 CET 2013


In article <mailman.488.1358146579.2939.python-list at python.org>,
 Mitya Sirenef <msirenef at lightbird.net> wrote:

> On 01/14/2013 01:34 AM, Franck Ditter wrote:
> > In article <mailman.469.1358088303.2939.python-list at python.org>,
> >   Jason Friedman <jason at powerpull.net> wrote:
> >
> >>> That is right; I would also add that it may be overwhelming for a newbie
> >>> to be reading through a large "wall of text" -- here you have blank
> >>> space after the current paragraph so the attention is focused even more
> >>> on the last few lines.
> >>>
> >>> Additionally, since instructions scroll automatically, I can space them
> >>> out more than you would conventionally do in a manual.
> >>>
> >> Pretty cool.
> > When reading the source of the Web page which shows the scroll,
> > I can't find the reference to the text displayed. Only "text"...
> > How may we use the software which generates the Javascript ?
> > Thanks, it's cool.
> >
> >      franck
> 
> Thanks!
> 
>   the text is in var commands = ...
> 
> You can download the generator script here:
> 
> https://github.com/pythonbyexample/PBE/blob/master/code/jstmovie.py
> 
> (you also need to grab  tmovies dir)

When looking at the source of the page :
http://lightbird.net/larks/tmovies/strings.html
I find commands = []
I can't guess where the strings displayed come from...

    franck



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