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Send text messages from Python 100% FREE!

Learn how to send a text message from Python! This video teaches you how to send a text message using Python3 and Twilio. Best of all, this is 100% FREE! No credit card required either. So what are you waiting …

QT Python Tutorial

Learn how to design and code a GUI user interface for a calculator using Qt. First we quickly create our GUI using Qt’s drag-and-drop GUI designer. In the following videos we use one of the most popular and fastest growing …

QT C++ Tutorial

Learn how to design and code a GUI user interface for a calculator using Qt. First we quickly create our GUI using Qt’s drag-and-drop GUI designer. In the following videos we use one of the most widely used programming languages …

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Welcome!

Welcome to Programming Liftoff! We’re excited to grow a community of learners. Programming is such an amazing thing, giving ordinary people the ability to have an extraordinary impact on the world. We want to help you improve every day so …

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My Visual Studio Code User Settings

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Here is my ‘User Settings’ file for VS Code. After this code section, each line is explained so you can decide if you would benefit from including it in your own settings.


{
    "python.pythonPath": "/usr/local/bin/python3"
}

Line By Line

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Mac Open Terminal From Finder

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Instructions

First go to: System Preferences -Keyboard -Shortcuts Tab -Services (in side menu)

Scroll down to “New Terminal at Folder” and check the box next to it.

You can also click the “None” to the right to …

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JSON Simplified

JSON is an essential part of the web today. It’s unavoidable for anyone programming in JavaScript. JSON stands for JavaScript Object Notation. An AJAX request is used in JavaScript to request JSON data from a server. AJAX stands for Asynchronous …