Posts tagged Programming
After having a few un-expected power outages this year, it got me thinking about how I could easily (and cheaply) be alerted (preferably via SMS) should one occur. With a laptop running Linux, a little bit of Python and some easily obtainable hardware and software, I come up with a simple method of doing just that. Read on for the code and set-up instructions. (more…)
Want a great way to learn a programming language and have some fun? Why not take the Python Challenge. Just found out about this little gem on hackaday and thought I’d post it here to help spread the word.
The Python Challenge site consists of a series of levels ( 33 levels at present) in which you have to solve puzzles of increasing complexity using code you write yourself. Each puzzle solution then gives you access to the next level.
The site also has a great community behind it, with forums if you get really stuck and need a hint.