[IAEP] Nice tool for learning Python

Tabitha Roder tabitha at tabitha.net.nz
Sun Jan 29 04:29:27 EST 2012

On 28 January 2012 17:28, Steve Thomas <sthomas1 at gosargon.com> wrote:

> Just found this: http://people.csail.mit.edu/pgbovine/python/
> This tool looks like an amazing tool for someone who already understands
programming concepts to teach with but it seems a stretch for someone to
learn on their own with this tool by itself.
The first example code is "aliasing" but doesn't explain what a variable
is, or a function, or a list. It might be possible to discover these
concepts using the simulator but it is probably better explained in words.
Does anyone know of a suitable ebook or tutorial which the simulator could
be used with? Thinking of the cases where there is no one to guide the
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