Python Class Info

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Python Class Info by Mind Map: Python Class Info

1. Books

1.1. Python for Kids

1.2. Teach Your Kids to Code

1.3. no starch press

2. Files I've Shared

3. Reference

3.1. Very nice summary of Python

3.2. Cheatsheet - simple

3.3. Cheatsheet - more advanced

3.4. Python formatting

4. Turtle Graphics

4.1. Turtle Graphics Functions Summary

4.2. Built-in turtle shapes: “classic” (default), "arrow”, “turtle”, “circle”, “square”, “triangle”

4.3. Color names

4.4. Key names

4.5. Simplified Turtle reference

4.6. CompleteTurtle reference

5. Yes, Python is named after "Monty Python's Flying Circus"

5.1. The theme music is actually the "Liberty Bell March" by John Philip Sousa

5.2. Ministry of Silly Walks

5.3. An exercise in logic (Pictured: Eric Idle)

5.4. Perfectly clear instructions

5.5. Spam

6. Click the "+" for help---->

6.1. Click on the "+" to expand a branch or "-" to close it. Click and drag the background to move everything around.

6.2. Click on paper clip to see attachments

6.3. Click on arrow to go to web link

7. Syllabus

7.1. Saturday / Naperville

7.2. Sunday / Evanston

8. Gaming Platforms

8.1. Scratch

8.2. Gamemaker

9. Online Python environments

9.1. This is a pretty nice Python environment, but no turtle graphics

9.2. TryPython

9.3. CodingBat Python

9.4. PythonFiddle

10. Helpful IDLE key commands

10.1. Using interactive Python

10.1.1. Ctrl-C : Cancel the current line or stop a running program

10.1.2. Alt-P : Previous command

10.1.3. Alt-N : Next command

10.1.4. You can only edit a command you just recalled; you can't just edit anywhere on the screen.

10.1.5. Be sure to put the cursor at the END of the block of code you want to re-run after you finish making changes!

10.2. Using the IDLE editor

10.2.1. Ctrl-X : Cut text

10.2.2. Ctrl-C : Copy text

10.2.3. Ctrl-V : Paste text

10.2.4. Ctrl-A : Select all text

10.2.5. Ctrl-S : Save

10.2.6. F5 : Run

11. Showing file extensions in Windows (you want to do this!)

12. Operator precedence