Name: [3253] gasto
Member: 84 months
Authored: 41 videos
Description: C/C++ and python programmer. Some knowledge of graphic design too. Interested in Game Artificial Intelligence and Artificial Life. Currently studying(by myself)too many things to be worth the mention. Happy to contribute to the 'help-without-compensation-asked' community. I hope every one that r ...

Python from zero. [ID:247]

a series of video-tutorials by gasto

This series of videos is a very basic approach to python programming for beginners. In the hopes that the audience will stay tunned until the pygame tutorials, which will show how to make simple 2D games with no prior knowledge of computer graphics.

Video Tutorials

1. Python, sweet as candy.

Have you ever been frustrated with all the compiling process, and wished that all just magically appeared after a pair of seconds of thinking of a feature. You don't know what I am talking about...?, anyways this tutorial is for you. Learn python, you will not regret it. You'll be surprised how easy it is. Python is an interpreter, meaning that it does not produce machine language code, but actua [...]

2. Python set

In this short screencast I show the use of the set() built-in function to create sets. Sets contain just one element of its properties, that is how it concentrates on the concept side and not on the quantity.

3. Garbage Collection in Python - Part I -

We view an animated illustration of how the garbage collector collects objects under Python 3.0 . That is, two referrers are created by being associated to the Foo class instance, and the Foo class instance itself its created when at least one referrer is left, destroyed when no referrers to it are left. the weakref being associated to the Foo instance, at the end of the animation, is not account [...]

4. Garbage Collection in Python - Part II -

How to instantiate the previously created class ( Foo ) is shown, using IDLE (the Integrated Development Environment , that comes with the standard CPython distribution). 2 referrers are created to understand that up until all referrers are deleted, the Python garbage collector may claim the associated instance (destruct it, deallocate it). variables in Python are simple names associated to an in [...]

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