Jess Weichler authored content

Authored content by Jess Weichler

A map with a route highlighted

Find an adventure in your own backyard with this fun app.
Boat on the ocean with Creative Commons sail

Learn how to know if a work has a CC license, how to attribute, and more in this handy guide.
connecting yellow dots in a maze

In the tenth article in this series on programming with Python's Pygame module, display your game player's score when they collect loot or take damage.
Hearts, stars, and dollar signs

Give your players some treasures to collect and boost their score in this installment on programming video games with Python's Pygame module.
Gaming artifacts with joystick, GameBoy, paddle

Let your player run free by enabling the side-scroller effect in your Python platformer using the Pygame module.
Arcade games

Learn how to fight gravity with jumping in this installment on programming video games with Python's Pygame module.
Gift box opens with colors coming out

Make your holiday gift shopping easy with this guide to gifts sure to spark creativity and innovation in babies, kids, tweens, teens, and beyond.
Cosmic stars in outer space

Learn how to program video games with Python's Pygame module and start manipulating gravity.
Halloween - backlit bat flying

Use open source tools to make a spooky and fun decoration for your favorite Halloween haunt.
Python game screenshot

Create new objects for your video games with Scratch's vector drawing app.