Intermediate Python Workshop/Projects

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  • Scrabble challenge
    • Project: implement a scrabble solver that will tell you the best Scrabble words given a particular Scrabble rack. Great for cheating at Words with Friends!
    • Skills you'll practice:
      • breaking down a problem and solving it in Python from scratch
      • command line option parsing
      • reading from files
      • working with dictionaries and for loops
  • Twitter
    • Project: Use the Twitter API to write the basic parts of a Twitter client. See what your friends are tweeting, get trending topics, search tweets, and more.
    • Skills you'll practice:
      • using an API
      • command line option parsing
      • reading other people's code
      • working with lists and iteration
  • ColorWall
    • Project: Program graphical effects for a ColorWall using the Tkinter GUI toolkit.
    • Skills you'll practice:
      • using functions and classes
      • reading other people's code
      • working with time and randomness
      • working with dictionaries and for loops