Class 2 – Friday, August 31

Talking to computers

Anatomizer

Communication — The essence of love and work — Now the Python way

Computers don’t know — I don’t mean clock the flies’ speed — When I say time flies


Look both ways


Word of the day


Shape your future


Start of class activities in general


Intra-class activities in general


Post-class activities in general


Agenda


Vocabulary to which you should become accustomed; i.e., a lexicon when participating in computing-related structured communication

  • Algorithm
  • Program
  • Statement
  • Code
  • Execute (run)
  • Grammer
  • Syntax
  • Semantics

  • Style
  • snake_case
  • Comment
  • Header comment
  • Whitespace
  • Indentation
  • Translation
  • Compiling

  • Interpretation
  • Scripting
  • Identifier
  • Letter case
  • Expressions
  • Function
  • Built-in function
  • print()

  • Invocation
  • Arguments
  • String
  • Literal
  • Parentheses
  • Single quotes
  • Double quotes


Examples of the day

program print_quote.py   program print_quote.py
program look_before_you_sit.py  Joanne McGrath Cohoon

To do list


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