What is python used for: Beginner’s Guide to python

Prerequisites If you’re looking forward to learning python, chances are that you will find this post quite useful. Here you will learn about Python. What it is used for? where to learn it? To know more about any language, you need to know a little bit about its history. by knowing its history you will […]

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Insertion Sort: A quick tutorial and implementation guide

Prerequisites To learn about Insertion Sort, you must know: Python 3 Python data structures – Lists What is Insertion Sort? We are in the second tutorial of the sorting series. The previous tutorial talks about Bubble Sort which is a very simple sorting algorithm. If you haven’t read that, you can find it here. Like […]

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How to Use Python to Multiply Strings

We’ve already gone over how to use multiplication in Python, but did you know that Python can be used to multiply things other than numbers? In fact, you can use Python to multiply strings, which is actually pretty cool when you think about it. You can take a string and double, triple, even quadruple it […]

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Python Tricks: Storing Multiple Values

In this post, we’re going to talk about how to store and manipulate values in a Python list. Understanding all the ways you can store and use values is integral to mastering any coding language, and Python is no exception. For the purposes of this post, let’s use the following list as an example: l […]

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How to Use Python to Convert Miles to Kilometers

It can be so frustrating that the entire planet can’t just agree on one system of measurement, whether it relates to measuring distances, weights, temperatures, etc (for the record…same goes for which side of the road everyone drives on). If every country used the same units of measurement, then these formulas would be useless and […]

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How to Use Python to Convert Fahrenheit to Celsius

There aren’t many easy tricks you can use to easily convert Fahrenheit to Celsius (or vice versa) in your head. Unless you’re great with numbers, the formulas aren’t exactly something you can you figure out using mental math. If you’re not so great with numbers, there’s calculators for that. Or, if you feel so inclined, the formulas […]

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Build Games for Python Using Pygame

Pygame is a set of modules designed to help you write Python games by providing you with extra functionalities and libraries. It’s free, supports Python 3.2 and up, runs on just about every operating system and platforms, and has over a million downloads, so it’s very widely used. Pygame is super speedy because it uses optimized […]

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Using Modulo to Check for Leap Year in Python

We’ve already covered the modulo (%) operator in a previous lesson, but just as a quick refresher, the modulo is an operator that is used to calculate the remainder of one number divided by another. So if you have an equation such as 6 % 3, the answer would be 0, because 3 goes into […]

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Python Code Snippets: Solving the Quadratic Equation

Here’s a fun way to use Python: input any three numbers into a function and you can solve the quadratic equation in milliseconds. Bet you wish you knew about this one back when you were in Algebra I class. The function, written by the people over at Programiz, solves the quadratic equation using basic multiplication […]

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Top 5 Free Python Resources for Beginners

Learning Python as a beginner can be a little overwhelming. Where do you start? How do you know you’re getting the best possible information? What do you do once you’ve gotten down the basics? If you’ve recently found yourself asking any of these questions, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we’ve compiled a […]

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