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Learning (and teaching) Python in a vacuum

Episode #194, published Fri, Jan 11, 2019, recorded Fri, Jan 4, 2019

How do you learn programming when you're working in a vacuum? Sure there are resources on the internet, but sometimes just bouncing ideas of others in person makes a huge difference. Join me along with Rusti Gregory as we discuss how he is learning and teaching Python in a small town in Vermont.

Links from the show

Automate the Boring Stuff Book:
Head First Python Book:
Python Anywhere:
Python Tutor:
Socratica Video:
Pretty printed:
Real Python:
Learn Python on Reddit:
Code Challenges from PyBites:
Anvil Web Apps:
Talk Python's Gitter Channel:
Dan Bader's Pythonista Cafe:
Rusti's web app:
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Rusti Gregory
Rusti Gregory
Rusti Gregory is an educator with 15 years experience teaching technology skills to students and school staff members. He has been teaching HTML and CSS for 10 years at the junior college level, and dabbled in PHP and JavaScript for almost as long. He's an avid maker, experimenter and learner. Rusti started learning Python about 18 months ago with the intention of teaching it someday. He's given up on becoming a python expert and is settling into the role of 'python enthusiast'.
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