Tag Archives: programming

Automate, automate, automate

I’ve recently been working on a new Python project, which started off as a bit of an experiment at the recent PyPy London Sprint. Working on a brand new repository is always nice, a blank slate and a chance to … Continue reading

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Fixing tabs and spaces in emacs

Tabs to spaces Ever since I upgraded to Ubuntu Karmic I’ve had problems with tabs and spaces in emacs23. I have indent-tabs set to nil, but somehow a set of four spaces will still be saved as a tab. This is a pain when writing in languages like Py… Continue reading

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Leeds University at PyConUK 2008

Tony Jenkins and Nick Efford from Leeds University gave an excellent talk at PyConUK on their experiences of teaching Python as an introductory programming language which seems to be very similar to our efforts at Coventry. Tony and Nick managed t… Continue reading

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Programming skillz and games degrees

Bob found a really interesting article on What Game Companies Want From Graduates. Interesting, for a number of reasons, but the one sentence that stands out for anyone teaching programming is this:Currently for EA, the majority of “open positions… Continue reading

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