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A useful programming course in Python

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2013-07-01 (last updated on 2015-06-14)
A useful programming course in Python

Two weeks ago I finished an interesting course offered by Coursera and called "An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python". If you are looking for a funny and pleasant method to learn the basics of object programming and how to create simple interactive games, you have to take it. Below I am going to describe just a little my opinions and to show you a screencast of my mini-projects.


From the past: a traffic survey App for S60

Submitted by Nicola Rainiero on 2013-03-25 (last updated on 2013-04-22)
From the past: a traffic survey App for S60

Two years ago I had to make many traffic surveys along a big road in Rovigo city during the rush hours: in the early morning and in the late afternoon. I simply had had to count the numbers of cars and long vehicles in the two directions of travel and in preset positions and times (15 minutes per station). To do this I wrote a Python program for my phone: a Nokia N78 (equipped with Symbian 60v3). Here is the full story, code and how it worked.

Job goals

The work was easy but stressful and repetitive: