The Nature of Code Hello! By browsing the table of contents on your left, you can read the entire text of this book online for free, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License. Start reading the introduction now! If you like this book, please consider supporting it via the links below: Please submit corrections to the book on my Nature of Code GitHub repo. Pixel Press Floors - Pixel Press > Pixel Press Floors app – You’ll need an iPad to “Create-from-Paper” and play – and you can create directly in the app just like you would on paper using touch or a stylus with our “Draw-In-App” tools. > Paper, Pencil & our Sketch Guide (optional) – Print the free Sketch Guide at home (visit projectpixelpress.com to download the PDF) and take a picture of what you create with your iPad’s camera. The glyphs you draw (for example an “x” is a spike and a “+” is a coin) are transformed into gameplay objects. From there you can apply a design to the element, test it, and play it. It’s that simple, and once you learn the glyphs, you’ll be creating like a pro.
The Complete iOS 7 Course - Learn by Building 14 Apps - bitfountain Section 4 - Challenge 1: Age of Laika Section 5 - If Statements Section 6 - Challenge 2: For Loops Section 7 - Challenge 3: 99 Sodas Section 8 - Intro to Object Oriented Programming Section 9 - Properties How to teach coding and programming From playing about with animations to designing computer games, teaching coding in schools lends itself to plenty of fun learning activities. The topic was introduced last year as part of the new information communication technology (ICT) curriculum, to equip students with the skills they’ll need for the future workplace. So this week on the Guardian Teacher Network we’ve been exercising our digital logic to bring together a selection of ideas and resources about teaching computer programming and coding. Primary schools
80+ Best Free Hacking Tutorials Learning to become hacker is not as easy as learning to become a software developer. I realized this when I started looking for learning resources for simple hacking people do. Even to start doing the simplest hack on own, a hacker requires to have in depth knowledge of multiple topics. Some people recommend minimum knowledge of few programming languages like C, Python, HTML with Unix operating system concepts and networking knowledge is required to start learning hacking techniques. Though knowing a lot of things is required, it is not really enough for you to be a competent and successful hacker.
CTM: Matlab Basics Tutorial Key MATLAB commands used in this tutorial are: plot , polyval , roots , conv , deconv , inv , eig , poly , tf , zero Contents MATLAB is an interactive program for numerical computation and data visualization; it is used extensively by control engineers for analysis and design. There are many different toolboxes available which extend the basic functions of MATLAB into different application areas; in these tutorials, we will make extensive use of the Control Systems Toolbox. MATLAB is supported on Unix, Macintosh, and Windows environments; a student version of MATLAB is available for personal computers. For more information on MATLAB, please visit the MathWorks link at the top of the page.
Raindrop.io Takes Bookmarks Into The Cloud And Makes Them Beautiful If your email isn’t restricted to a client, and if your documents aren’t restricted to your hard drive, then why should your bookmarks be any different? Meet Raindrop.io, a new service that takes your bookmarks into the cloud and makes them beautiful as well as easy to search. Raindrop isn’t the first service of its kind, of course. 7 Online Tools to Make Custom Learning Games (No Coding Required!) By Elizabeth Kahn It is a fact that even in the 21st century, students need to study and review information they’ve been taught in class. In fact, many scientific studies have asserted that learning doesn’t take place without repetition. Study guides created by the teacher or student in the form of lists may help when a student is preparing to take a test but may not be the best route for learning.
Teach Coding in the Classroom: Resources from ISTE '14 I was super excited to attend Hack Education (originally called “EdubloggerCon”), an all-day unconference held the Friday before the formal start of ISTE 2014. This interactive day of learning, now in its eighth year, was touted to me as the event to attend in Atlanta, and it did not disappoint. The informal, small-group conversations were inclusive and welcoming. The "rule of two feet" meant that if you needed to move, you were encouraged. And session topics were diverse -- on the schedule were discussions about maker education, augmented reality, design thinking, game-based learning, coding in the classroom, digital storytelling, and many, many more! In an attempt to heed Dave Guymon’s call to share the ISTE learning (see his blog post on Getting Smart, "Don’t Leave Your Learning Behind: What To Do Now That #ISTE2014 Is Over"), here are some resources discussed by a group of elementary and secondary educators during a morning session on coding in the classroom.
An Algorithm for a Good Research Paper Why is Research Difficult for Beginning Ph.D. Students? Part of the difficulty with research at the beginning is that (a) it is never a burning thing - you can always do it tomorrow, and (b) it is not clear (at least before you complete a couple of research papers) what needs to be done and where you're supposed to start. This is why it is not very surprising that many students do not come up with revolutionary ideas and get quite frustrated in their first one-to-three years in the Ph.D. program -- very few such ideas come in a vacuum. In that respect, you, the reader, should definitely not feel that you're not up for research/Ph.D just because you did not come up with any bright idea yet. It just takes determination and some guidance, especially in earlier stages, and especially if you did not have the experience in individually-led research.
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