Swfk - Snake Wrangling for Kids (Learning to Program with Python)

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"Snake Wrangling for Kids" is a printable electronic book, for children 8 years and older, who would like to learn computer programming. It covers the very basics of programming, and uses the Python 3 programming language to teach the concepts. There are 3 different versions of the book (one for Mac, one for Linux and one for Windows). There have been around 19,000 downloads, as of September 2009. There is a French edition (see swfk-fr), a Spanish edition (see swfk-es), a German edition (see swfk-de), and an Italian version (currently in progress, see swfk-it). Please note: this is a self-edited (obviously unpublished) manuscript (with help from feedback from the Python community), and as such may not be quite as polished as I would like. Feedback is welcome, and I’ll update the book whenever necessary. If your kids are having trouble understanding something, please let me know, and I’ll use the feedback to hopefully make improvements. All updates will be announced here (or the feed subscription is http://www.briggs.net.nz/log/feed).




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