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Hi! So, i want to learn how to code. And, since im a beginner, i decided to start with Python. But, im having quite a bit of difficulty. i looked up things for beginners to try and do, and was immediately overwhelmed . i know some basics due to having some tech-y friends in the past, like typing certain things. but, not much. i know like... print "Hello, world!" and ive been trying a few exercises from www.learnpython.org and i have been completing them easily, but still find it very confusing. like, i understand how to type something, but when it comes to "Play rock paper scissors with the computer" (an actual one i tried to do) i failed miserably. i almost think i 5 year old could have a better attempt. So, for anyone that knows this, any advice or videos or tutorials or ANYTHING would be helpful! Links, programs (like, interpreters or code editors/text editors that are free and easy to use) would be useful And, advice or descriptions, videos, definitions, anything really. i want to learn all i can, to hopefully become good at this. And, what kind of things can you do with coding? i know you can make games, websites, etc. but is there anything you can do besides the obvious? Sorry for this being so long! If i have it in the wrong spot, please tell me! Thank you for reading all of this, and your replies would be very helpful :) Thank you!
try www.codecademy.com hope it helps :)
if you are needing help with python.org you can type in the module "%magic" and if that does not work contact me on wonderhowto.com. my username on it is skyline01.
Get a free book: http://www.greenteapress.com/ OR, try the refactored version for learning Python for Data science: http://www.pythonlearn.com/ The Python Learn book is made by a professor that wrote part of the REGEX standard, so he REALLY knows his computer science back to front, sideways, and so on. Well, he decided to make a revision of the popular "Think Python" free book in a structure that is less focussed on math and more on data. There is nothing wrong with this approach and he added videos to go with it! So it is a really great way for any self starter to get some good code skill going without a heavy focus on the math.
Coursera's Programming for Everybody (Python) is a great course for beginners. The next course begins on October 5. All the presentations and examples are available to the students