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Learn Python by Making a Console Game

Level:
beginner
Duration:
180 minutes

Abstract

You always wanted to learn programming, but setting it all up felt too intimidating, and the example code was boring? Why not try doing it with a handheld game console that already has everything installed, so you can just start writing the code right away without installing anything on your computer? And why not write some simple video games, like Snake, Tetris, or Flappy Bird? Thanks to the magic of CircuitPython you can now do that. We will walk you step by step through writing a simple video game on 8x8 pixel display. You will learn the basics of programming such as loops, conditionals, handling input and drawing to the screen, all without having to install anything on your laptop.


The speakers

Ashish Gupta

Ashish Gupta

Hii there , I am an opensource contributor and python enthusiast currently associated with Red Hat .

Radomir Dopieralski

Radomir Dopieralski

I work on OpenStack by day, and play with Python on hardware by night. I build walking spider robots, handheld game consoles, mechanical keyboards, impractical instruments, and all sort of weird contraptions. I’m a member of the Swiss Mechatronic Art Society (SGMK).