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Bryony Stewart1,230 Points
Am I missing the point?
Has anyone got any tips on how to deal with dyslexia and learning programming languages? I get really bad writers block when I am asked to code something. And don't know what tools to use for the job, e.g. (lists,functions,args,strings,floats.)
def loopy(items): # Code goes here for items in items: print (items) if items == "STOP" break
Steven Parker228,095 Points
You have a few issues here:
- the if statement needs a colon at the end
- the if and the break must both come before the print to prevent the "STOP" from showing
- while it may work here, it will generally be a good idea to use a different name for the iterating variable
- the iterating variable is often named using the singular version of the variable with the collection
I don't know much about dyslexia, but I can say that I have given similar hints to many students, almost certainly including those who do not have that challenge.