We have already seen how to print strings to the screen in the last tutorial, but there are a few things that could trip you up, so lets have a look at some common ones here.
You can follow along with the post, or watch the video below. The code for the tutorial is available here.
We know that we can use code like:
print "Brian said - Leave me alone" Continue reading
In programming tutorials, it is traditional to start with what is called a hello world program. However, we already did something similar in Tutorial 1 when we printed the result of 10 + 10. Anyway, I already think that you are better than that, so lets try taking it a step further.
You can follow along with the post, or watch the video below. The code example is available here.
First we need to open our IDLE Python GUI, do that by going to Start, All Programs, Python 2.7 and clicking on IDLE (Python GUI). Continue reading
Thanks for joining me on this adventure in learning Python. Before we can get stuck into some coding, we are going to need to get the Python tools set up on our computer.
You can either follow along with the post here, or watch the video below. Whichever method you decide on, please do the installation, because we will be needing it in the next tutorial.
It’s simple and free to install. Start by going to the Python.org download page. Continue reading
In the last lesson we made a backup of the Bitcoin wallet file. Now imagine we have had a disaster and our PC blew-up! As long as we have kept that backup safe, we will now be able to restore it onto our new PC.
Once you have installed a new version of the Bitcoin-qt software on your new PC, this task is nice and easy, just follow the steps below - Continue reading
Finding yourself in a situation where your machine dies and you lose your Primecoin wallet can be stressful to say the least. However, if you have followed the steps I have outlined so far, you will have a good backup of your wallet and you will know how to install a new wallet on your machine when you repair/replace it.
Once you have installed a new copy of the Primecoin wallet, you will need to locate the wallet.dat file and replace it with your backup. To do this follow these steps – Continue reading
In the previous lesson we looked at installing and encrypting the Bitcoin wallet. In this lesson, I’m going to run through how to backup the Bitcoin wallet.
Thankfully this very important task is quite simple, so, you have no excuse not to do it! Continue reading
Keeping your Primecoins safe is obviously very important. If you haven’t already made a backup of your wallet, please do so!
To do this, first open your wallet. Continue reading
In this lesson, I am going to take you through downloading and installing the official Bitcoin wallet (Bitcoin-QT). You can follow along in the video tutorial, or read below if you prefer.
The first thing you will need to do, is get yourself a Bitcoin wallet. These can either be installed on your machine, mobile phone, on the web, or even on paper, just like the money you will already be familiar with. In this case, to get started, we are going to install a wallet onto our computer. In this case the full Bitcoin client wallet from the download page on Bitcoin.org. Continue reading
If you have found your way here, the chances are you are looking for a way to get started using Bitcoin.
Good news – My Bitcoin Hands On Course is free! During the tutorials I am going to do my best to take you through Bitcoin, but with a focus on ‘doing’ rather than just theory. By the end of the course you should have all the knowledge you need to receive, spend, trade and most importantly – keep your Bitcoins safe.
If you want to know if you have a 32bit (x86) or 64bit (x64) version of Windows 8, or Windows 8.1, just follow the quick steps below.
- Move your mouse pointer to the bottom left of the screen.
- Right Click. From the menu select ‘System’. Continue reading