[sapug] competition idea
dt-sapug at handcraftedcomputers.com.au
Tue Mar 13 19:32:04 CET 2007
Sorry for the late reply.
Janet Hawtin wrote:
> There is an idea to have a competition to encourage girls to get into
> programming and IT. It has been suggested that using python for a
> competition in schools might be a good way to do this.
Not that this is specifically aimed at women, but there is a
"Python in Education" SIG hosted at python.org under
are certainly attempting to address issues of Python in
general education, including "non-programmers".
> Wondering if you all have ideas about what kinds of projects and tools
> might work well for this kind of competition.
I would have suggested PyGame, but the last time I used it (6
months ago?) I found it difficult to use for lack of documentation.
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