[Tutor] Programming exercises online

Daniel Yoo dyoo@hkn.EECS.Berkeley.EDU
Mon, 14 Aug 2000 00:26:14 -0700 (PDT)

On Sun, 13 Aug 2000, Albert Antiquera wrote:

>   I've been reading Ivan Van Laningham's book "Teach Yourself Python" and 
> I'd say that it's a pretty good book to those who are absolutely 
> beginners.However, the book doesn't have practice exercises(by that I mean 
> it doesn't have a section about sample problems to be solved by using Python 
> coding) so I'm kinda seeing myself reading on without much practice. So, I 
> guess what I'm asking is: Does anybody knows a site that has a list or 
> tutorials on Python ***PLUS*** practice exercises that I can sharpen my 
> skills at??? Thanks in advance.

Good evening!  Although the link is down at the time I'm posting, there's
a book called "How To Think Like a Computer Scientist" which has been
"translated" from Java to Python:


Until they bring the site back up, you might want to look at the original
thinkCS book, and get inspiration from its practice exercises:


Also, there's some more educational material at the CP4E (Computer
Programming for Everyone) project:


and I'm sure that the edu-sig people would be more than happy to suggest
sample problems for you.  *grin*  What part are you learning now?  Perhaps
we might be able to suggest a few problems as well.  What are your