Make Art with Python
Make Art with Python
Make Art with Python

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Last updated on 2017-12-22

About the Book

Make Art with Python teaches programming for creative people.

If you've struggled with learning programming in the past, or have thought to yourself that you'd never learn to program, this is the book for you.

It takes a non-traditional approach to teaching computer science and programming through visual programs.

Most programming books or courses focus on math problems and text manipulation as ways to teach the fundamentals of computer programming. Instead, Make Art with Python focuses on building creative, visual programs to learn the basics of computer programming and computer science.

If you've never considered yourself a "math" person, or you consider yourself a language, or visual first learner, the exercises will quickly get you up and running. You'll be writing your first program right from the beginning, and each chapter will bring about a new, fundamental insight about the process of programming.

About the Author

KP Kaiser
KP Kaiser

KP Kaiser is a backend and creative developer who primarily works in Python.

Previously, he was the lead backend developer at Triller, scaling to the app from zero to millions of users.

Before Triller, he wrote the backend for a social app called Somebody which was also in the Top 100 free apps for the App Store, won an award for a site built for GE, helped design a lighting control system, and ran the infrastructure for a large eCommerce company.

He also developed an iPhone app that explored tracking the human mind during meditation using raw physiological measurements. The first product available from these experiments was Buddha Mind, an iPhone app which incorporated a Bluetooth LE heart rate monitor to measure and track your Heart Rate Variability during meditation

He skateboards when not programming or shooting photos. In another life he hiked the first half of the Appalachian Trail, lived in the Panamanian rain forest, and backpacked most of Central America.

About the Contributors

Dan Foster
Dan Foster


Franco Castillo
Franco Castillo

Cover Artist

Mike Sliva
Mike Sliva


Causes Supported

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Defending your civil liberties in a digital world.

Based in San Francisco, EFF is a donor-supported membership organization working to protect fundamental rights regardless of technology.

From the Internet to the iPod, technologies are transforming our society and empowering us as speakers, citizens, creators, and consumers. When our freedoms in the networked world come under attack, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is the first line of defense. EFF broke new ground when it was founded in 1990—well before the Internet was on most people's radar—and continues to confront cutting-edge issues defending free speech, privacy, innovation, and consumer rights today. From the beginning, EFF has championed the public interest in every critical battle affecting digital rights.

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