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Lorena Barba on Why She Pushes Python

Lorena Barba

Lorena Barba

Over at the Lorena A. Barba Group, Lorena writes that she pushes learning Python as a way to get bright students acquainted with programming.

Using Python has improved the effectiveness of our computer science program for all students … More students leave the course with the ability to create meaningful programs and with the positive attitude toward the experience of programming that this engenders.

Watch the first 5 minutes of this hands-on introduction to Python for beginners, by Jessica McKellar (Director of the Python Software Foundation), to hear more reasons for learning Python.

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