python: Chen shows hot to use a defined fuction in RUR-PLE (German / English subtitles) [ID:157] (1/3)

in series: Python: Kids show you RurPle and EasyGUI (German / English subtitles)

video tutorial by Horst Jens and battlelinus, added 03/07

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This video is in German language and has subtitles in English.

Das Video ist in deutscher Sprache mit englischen Untertiteln.

speaker: Chen (10)

Chen shows how to use a defined function in the programming language Python using the graphical Python Learning Environment Rur-PLE.

The little robot know only the commands "move" and "turn_left". Chen has already defined 2 functions, "m" for "move" and "turn_right" for turning left three times.

Now he use those functions to guide the little robot out of an labyrinth.

For more information and for the source code, see the Wiki


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nice! I'm not sure yet how I'll use what you've shared, but am certain it will be helpful. Keep up the great work!

32. py_newbieAP Mon, 06 Sep 2010 01:47

Impressive! Cool work, thanks for sharing.

well done ^^

30. Wolfgang Sun, 18 Jul 2010 17:36

Cool ! Thumbs Up!

My 11 years old sun liked it.

He wants to learn python now !

thank you

Great demo, thanks!

27. Camilo Forero Thu, 04 Feb 2010 18:57

I'm a teacher from Bogotá, Colombia; I'm using RURPLE with my students. Thanks a lot!!!

26. anonymous Thu, 03 Dec 2009 15:48

Enjoyed your very clear video of programming movement.

Thanks, John

25. anonymous Fri, 07 Aug 2009 21:51


24. anonymous Thu, 18 Jun 2009 06:53

Nice, my son will learn with me as well. Nice and inspiring. I guess i have no excuses now.

22. anonymous Sat, 30 May 2009 03:00

Trying to watch your video, but in vain. My comp has two partitions. One partition is for XP Professional, the second one (smaller) is for Ubuntu 9.04 (Ext4 journaling file syst.).

These lines are written in Firefox browser on Ubuntu.

Be well.


21. anonymous Thu, 22 Jan 2009 18:56

This is a good introduction to some programming concepts. Please make more videos when you can.

20. anonymous Wed, 02 Jan 2008 09:39

Chen, u definitely get my vote! Amazing! Bravo!

Continue your good job :-)

19. anonymous Wed, 02 Jan 2008 09:36

Review of python: Chen shows hot to use a defined fuction in RUR-PLE (German / English subtitles)

Interesting programming! Good Job:)

18. anonymous Thu, 15 Nov 2007 20:18

i liked it it was a good video

17. anonymous Thu, 15 Nov 2007 20:18

i liked it it was a good video

Nice work kid. Thank your parents and teachers that give you the privilege to learn such a wonderfull programming language as Python at your age!

Very nice video. I'm really interested in how python is being used to teach young kids programming.

14. anonymous Sat, 30 Jun 2007 01:17

More, more!

Hi Horst, just to let you know I've blogged about your Python Papers success (well done!):

Also - we'll be rolling out an Edit facility shortly so you can edit your Description text to link to your news :-)


I'm trying to get my three interested in programming (python) and I know they would it eat videos like this up.

Nice work!


10. anonymous Mon, 12 Mar 2007 04:05

Hi Chen,

Tennessee from 'The Python Papers' speaking.

Cool video.

We are currently preparing an article for our online magazine 'The Python Papers' ( We will be mentioning your video along with that of your class mates.

Keep up the great work.



9. anonymous Thu, 08 Mar 2007 11:12

Wow, this is amazing how the kids can interactively learn, I must try this out with my little sister :)

-- Swaroop

8. anonymous Wed, 07 Mar 2007 06:56

Ich versuche mich gerade an einem Installationsprogramm für die Videos.......

7. anonymous Sun, 04 Mar 2007 14:51

Klasse Arbeit!

6. anonymous Sun, 04 Mar 2007 08:03

Great work mate!

5. anonymous Sun, 04 Mar 2007 08:02

Nice video, it would be nice if more children would be interested in Python:)


Nettes Video, es wäre schön wenn mehr Kinder Interesse an Python hätten ( wie ihr) :)

Viel Erfolg noch

mfg Angor

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