CheckiO players are very passionate about their code and like to code in the environments that make the most comfortable.
So you've decided to learn programming? Well, you deserve some congratulations because you are about to embark upon quite the journey.
Online classes are not my thing. What else does the CheckiO community recommend to supplement my learning in Python?
There are loads of free online resources which can help you to build your foundation of knowledge in Python and virtually any other programming language. For more information about free online course, we have a whole article outlining some of what we think are the best ones. If you code-monkey see, code-monkey do approach, or need some alternative learning tools to help you as you advance and take on some of the more difficult CheckiO challenges, check some of these out...
So, you wanted to learn How to code, worked hard and completed the Code Academy course for Python. As a result, you should now have some basic coding skills and an understanding of python syntax. Now what do you do?
Codeship has announced a virtual hackathon powered by CheckiO, where you can win gift certificates to your favorite online retailers and obtain the title of "Code Captain!"
A few weeks ago, we published missions devoted to World Urbanism Day. The first mission, “Building Base”, was a pilot for our OOP based missions. The second, “Inside Block”, was a reincarnation of the older mission “Target Hit” which some long time CheckiO players should remember. Today, we’ll be taking a close look at some of the more interesting and top scoring solutions.
The 11th World Robot Olympiad, PyCon China 2014 and three new missions for you all this week!
This week, CheckiO saw its 60,000th player join the ranks of Python coders! Yesterday China celebrated Guānggùn Jié, or Singles Day. Seeing as you now have 60,000 friends here on CheckiO, that shouldn't be a holiday for you! To help give folks a push, we've put together a few missions to enjoy with your new-found friends!
This week we're celebrating the cities we call home and the people who built them with some metro-pythonic missions!
This week's missions are a bit funny, so much so that it could even be considered spooky!
Dr. Who teaches programming, Python Puzzlers, Rouglikes in Python and RasberryPi unveils Pi Pad
This week we've got a batch of labyrinthine puzzles for you to lose yourself in!
Python 3.4.2, Two new missions, and you could make CheckiO's next Island!
This week's headlines: Python 3.4.2 is Now Available, The Most Impressive Things Done With Python and The Game of Life
They say the world is smoother than a billiards ball when viewed relatively to one another. For these missions, it's even smoother and rounder than that! In such a perfect world, our favorite postal person should have some smooth sailing, wouldn't you say? Let's celebrate them this World Post Day by making their job easier with Python!
Good Code, Bad Code and some really cool stuff happened in September!
CheckiO's in top US Universities, you could make the next CheckiO Island, and we've baked two new missions for you!
Python is the most frequently taught programming language in introductory computer science classes. There are many universities and colleges training students in Python, as well as many online classes to help introduce new people to coding, via Python.
This week we've got two new missions for you straight out of Middle Earth. We've even made some nice improvements to the site which I'm sure you will all appreciate.