Sunday, January 3, 2010

Snake Wrangling for Kids

Snake Wrangling for Kids @ Jason R Briggs: "“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), and the printable 1.4MB PDFs can be downloaded from the Google Code project for free (zipped size is about 1MB):"

Online whiteboard: alternative to Google Wave

Scribblar is great for
* Online training and tutoring
* Revising artwork and images
* Creative brainstorming
* Sales and product demos
* Interviews and tests

Ebook: Invent your own computer games with python

"Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python" is a free e-Book that teaches you how to program in the Python programming language. Each chapter gives you the complete source code for a new game, and then teaches the programming concepts from the example.

"Invent with Python" was written to be understandable by kids as young as 10 to 12 years old, although it is great for anyone of any age who has never programmed before.

read the book here