- Searching for tutorials related to your project is the same as searching for other resources related to your project.
- In the examples below we use Google to search for programming language tutorials.
- Use other search engines if you prefer.
- The search examples below Search: language-name tutorial.
- Vary this pattern to Search: topic tutorial, where the topic is related to your project’s subject.
- I have not tried most of these.
- Please report your experiences to Consult.
- Code.org provides a great introduction for folks with no prior experience.
- They use a graphical block language where you create a program by assembling puzzle pieces.
Search: Netlogo Tutorial
The Challenge uses NetLogo for agent based projects.
Behavior Space Tutorial
Search: Python Tutorial
Python is another popular language used at the Challenge.
Codecademy has a free and Pro versions. You get a 7-day free trial of the Pro version.
- Udemy has expanded far beyond its origins. They have the widest variety of courses.
- They sell individual courses. Currently, the courses are all marked down to $9.95 from much higher prices. I don’t know what their “normal” prices are.
University Level Classes
- Learn to read “over your head”
- Read the introduction and summary.
- Skim the middle.
- It may quickly become that this is not relevant to your project.
- You may have already gotten all you needed to inspire a feature for your project.
- There are a couple university consortia that publish their courseware.