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By Scott, Brendan
Coding experts point to Python as one of the best languages to start with when you're learning coding. It's been a popular choice for schools and code camps who want to introduce coding to a younger audience. Python For Kids For Dummies helps teach the basics of coding and Python... to kids who don't have the opportunity to take coding classes at school or in camp as well as those who simply prefer to learn on their own. Broken down into smaller, goal-oriented projects, Python For Kids For Dummies introduces core coding concepts as it walks the student through steps for creating applications. The book is ideal for early-to-pre-teen learnersinterested in expanding their technology skills as well as younger readers eager to learn via step-by-step instruction. Projects include: Installing Python tools The 'Hello World' program Creating a guessing game Building a geek speak translator Making a trivia game Building a Minecraft chat clientRead more
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By Scott, Brendan; Dooher, John
The plantation of Ulster in the early seventeenth century was an episode of critical importance in the history of Ireland, the legacy of which is still apparent today. Adopting a multidisciplinary approach, this collection of essays, arising from two conferences organised by the ...Ulster Local History Trust in 2008 and 2010, explores a number of themes relating to the plantation. The essays in Plantation - Aspects of seventeenth-century Ulster Society, range from overviews to case studies of particular areas, individuals or groups. Sources that are essential to a better understanding of the immense social, economic, demographic and political changes brought about by the plantation are highlighted, while the experiences of the Irish, English and Scots are all brought into view and analysed from different perspectives. Edited by Brendan Scott and John Dooher expert contributors to the book include Dr Patrick Fitzgerald and Dr William Roulston The conclusions challenge some preconceived notions and offer fresh thinking on aspects of this period. This accessible, scholarly and competitively priced collection does much to further our understanding of the Ulster Plantation.Read more
By Scott, Brendan; Edited by Gillespie, Raymond
This book charts the plantation town of Belturbet from its inception in the early seventeenth century up to the early eighteenth century.
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