Index

Symbols | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W

Symbols

"hello world!"
``for`` loop
``is`` operator
``join``
``range`` function
``split``

A

abecedarian series
abstract data type (ADT)
abstraction
accumulator
algorithm, [1], [2], [3], [4]
aliases
alternative execution
ambiguity
argument, [1]
argv
assignment, [1]
multiple
tuple
assignment operator
assignment statement, [1], [2]
attribute, [1]

B

base case, [1]
binary operator
binary tree
block, [1]
body, [1], [2], [3], [4], [5], [6], [7]
boolean expression, [1]
boolean function, [1]
boolean value, [1]
bracket operator
branch, [1]
bug, [1]
byte code

C

cargo
chained conditional, [1]
character
character classification
child
child class
class
class attribute
client
clone
command line
command line argument
command prompt
comment, [1]
comparison of strings
comparison operator
compile, [1]
composition, [1], [2]
(of functions)
composition of functions
compound data type
compound data types
compound statement, [1]
body
header
computation pattern
concatenate
concatenation, [1]
condition, [1]
conditional
chained
conditional branching
conditional execution
conditional statement
conditionals
nested
constant
constant time
continue statement
counter
counting pattern
cursor, [1]

D

data structure
data structures
recursive
data type, [1]
dead code, [1]
debugging, [1]
decrement
default value, [1]
definition
function
delimiter, [1], [2]
development plan, [1]
dictionary, [1]
dir function
directory
docstring, [1]
doctest
dot notation, [1], [2]
dot operator
dot product
Doyle, Arthur Conan

E

element, [1], [2], [3], [4]
elif
else
embedded reference
encapsulate
encapsulation
encode
enumerate
escape sequence, [1]
eureka traversal
evaluate
event
event loop
event-driven program
exception, [1], [2], [3]
executable
expression, [1], [2]
boolean

F

factorial
fibonacci
FIFO
file
file system
float, [1]
flow of execution, [1]
for loop, [1]
for loop traversal (for)
formal language, [1]
frame, [1]
fruitful function
function, [1], [2]
argument
composition
len
parameter
function call
function composition, [1]
function definition, [1]
function frame
function type
functional programming style
fundamental ambiguity theorem

G

generalization
generalize
generic data structure
graphics

H

hand trace
handle an exception
handling an exception
header
helper
high-level language, [1]
hint
Holmes, Sherlock

I

if
if statement
immutable, [1], [2], [3]
immutable data type
implementation
import, [1]
import statement, [1]
in
in operator
(in)
increment
incremental development, [1]
index, [1], [2]
negative
indexing ([])
infinite loop, [1]
infinite recursion, [1]
infix
inheritance
initialization (of a variable)
initialization method
inorder
input
instance
instantiate
int, [1]
integer
integer division, [1]
Intel
interface
interpret, [1]
invariant
item assignment
iteration, [1], [2], [3]

J

Jython

K

key, [1]
key-value pair, [1]
keyboard input
keyword, [1]

L

leaf
len function
length function (len)
level
linear time
link
linked list
linked queue
Linux
list, [1], [2], [3], [4]
list comprehension, [1]
list traversal
literalness
local variable, [1], [2]
logarithm
logical operator, [1]
loop, [1], [2], [3], [4], [5]
loop body
loop variable
low-level language, [1]
lowercase

M

Make Way for Ducklings
mapping type, [1]
McCloskey, Robert
method, [1], [2]
mode
modifier, [1]
modifiers
module
modulus operator, [1]
multiple assignment, [1]
mutable, [1], [2]
mutable data type
mutable type

N

namespace
naming collision
natural language, [1]
negative index
nested conditionals
nested list
nested loop
nesting
newline, [1]
Newton's method
node
non-volatile memory
None, [1]
NoneType

O

object, [1]
object code
object-oriented language
object-oriented programming
objects and values
operand, [1]
operations on strings
operator, [1]
in
logical
modulus
operator overloading
optional parameter, [1]
order of operations
overflow

P

parameter, [1]
parent
parent class
parse, [1], [2]
pass
pass statement
path
pattern of computation
Pentium
planned development
Poetry
polymorphic
portability
portable
postfix
postorder
precondition
prefix notation
preorder
print statement, [1]
Priority Queue
priority queue
problem solving
program, [1]
program development
program tracing
programming language
Programs
prompt, [1]
Prose
prototype development
provider
pure function, [1]
pure functions
pydoc
Python Library Reference
Python shell

Q

Queue
queue
queueing policy

R

raise
random
range
recursion, [1]
recursive call, [1]
recursive data structure
recursive definition, [1]
redundancy
return, [1]
return statement, [1]
return value, [1]
root
rules of precedence, [1]
runtime error, [1], [2], [3]

S

safe language
scaffolding, [1]
scalar multiplication
script
semantic error, [1]
semantics, [1]
sequence
siblings
side effect
singleton
slice, [1]
slicing ([:])
source code
stack diagram, [1]
stack trace
standard library
state diagram, [1]
statement, [1]
assignment
if
pass
return
statement block
step size
str
string
string comparison
(>, <, >=, <=, ==)
string formatting
string module
string operations
string slice
strings and lists
subexpression
syntax, [1]
syntax error, [1]

T

tab, [1]
table
tail recursion, [1]
TDD
temporary variable, [1]
Test-driven development
test-driven development (TDD)
text file
token, [1]
trace
traceback, [1]
tracing a program
traversal, [1]
traverse
trichotomy
triple quoted string
tuple, [1]
assignment
return value
tuple assignment, [1]
two-dimensional table
type
conversion
type conversion, [1]

U

underscore character
unit testing, [1]
uppercase

V

value, [1], [2]
None
boolean
variable, [1]
local, [1]
temporary
variable name
veneer
volatile memory

W

while
while loop
while statement
whitespace, [1]
wrapper
wrapping code in a function, [1]