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2. Python Basics

Connor P. Milliken1 
Derry, NH, USA

No matter what famous programmer you think of, like Bill Gates or Guido van Rossum, they also started at a basic level at some point in their life. These basic concepts are a necessity to build a foundation on which you can learn any programming language. After all, you don’t start building a house from the roof down, you need to have a foundation to work from. That’s where this week comes in to play.

The focus this week will be on data types and variables. These are core concepts in just about any programming language. The beauty of learning a single language is that it allows you ...

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