07: Strings

A lot of students struggle with the String type. Your understanding of this type is extremely important, and failure to understand will seriously impact your performance in labs. Therefore, I’ve decided to dedicate a post entirely to the use and manipulation of Strings. What is a String? In programming, a letter, symbol, space, new line, or tab is usually referenced by a numerical value (encoded by ASCII or Unicode). This is called a character, »

01: Getting to Know Python

*This tutorial series will follow the Engineering 1D04 course at McMaster University. If you’re seeking help from another school and find that these tutorials can help you, please let me know! You’ve probably come here for help with Python, a high-level object oriented programming language. Python can be extremely useful, and is a great beginner’s language, because much of it is written in plain English. Here are a few things you need »