Computing

"Without requirements or design, programming is the art of adding bugs to an empty text file."

—Louis Srygley

Computer science, the new entry to schools in UK schools, holds much confusion for teachers and students alike.

Learning to build a website - Lesson Two

Posted on 06-11-19 in Computing • Part 2 of Introduction to website design series • Tagged with websites, html, css

Basic Introduction to making a website


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Learning to build a website - Lesson One

Posted on 06-11-19 in Computing • Part 1 of Introduction to website design series • Tagged with websites, html, css

Introduction to what a website is and what they include


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Introduction to Python - Using Colour

Posted on 09-10-19 in Computing • Part 6 of Introduction to Programming series • Tagged with python, turtle

This is an aside / extension material for students who get ahead


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Introduction to Python using Turtle : A Review

Posted on 11-06-19 in Computing • Part 5 of Introduction to Programming series • Tagged with python, turtle

A brief review of the first part of this Turtle course


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Introduction to Python - Lesson Four

Posted on 30-05-19 in Computing • Part 4 of Introduction to Programming series • Tagged with python, turtle

Further exploration of Turtle and an introduction to colour


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Introduction to Python - Lesson Three

Posted on 29-05-19 in Computing • Part 3 of Introduction to Programming series • Tagged with python, turtle

Looking at loops and conditionals in more detail


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Introduction to Python - Lesson Two

Posted on 27-05-19 in Computing • Part 2 of Introduction to Programming series • Tagged with python, turtle

Continuing our introduction to Python using Turtle


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Academic Coding - Wrangling Data Into a Computer

Posted on 22-05-19 in Computing • Tagged with Academia, Python, Data

A common pattern in academia is cleaning up and processing dozens if not hundreds of files containing data. This post explores techniques for doing so in a clean, sane way.


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Introduction to Python - Lesson One

Posted on 21-05-19 in Computing • Part 1 of Introduction to Programming series • Tagged with python, turtle

Introduction to programming using Python and Turtle


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A Reasonably Detailed Introduction to Classes In Python

Posted on 20-02-19 in Computing • Tagged with Python, A-level

Classes are a useful structure in Python for abstracting behaviours and grouping functions & variables together. This article covers an introduction to the topic along with several examples.


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