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Name: [002] Ian Ozsvald
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Indentation and Colons [ID:732] (4/6)

in series: Python Beginners - What Does Python Look Like?

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Python uses white-space for indentation and a colon to mark the start of a block (which replaces the curly-brackets seen in Java and C++). Here I talk about this style of coding and give some examples of Java and Python code.

Links - Java and Python code comparison, Indenting Python Code, Python Style Guide.

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4 spaces--got it.


nice pace to this tutorial


clear, concise.


use 4 spaces for indentation. got it. thanks


packing the videos tight with minimal, useful information makes for great "brain washing". I love it!


I appreciate your interest in getting to coding...but this series is called 'What does Python look like?' and we're showing examples of how it compares to other languages to provide you with context.

The other series don't cover this so you've got plenty of examples of coding elsewhere in the Club.

HTH,

Ian.


The tutorial is called python beginners- i think way to much time is being spent on styalistics rather than demonstration- get to the coding and drop the frills.


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