Useful Web Links at this point in the course :

Python docs are available on line.

The random module page from the python docs.

You can get pygame from its home page. See the download link.

later in the semester we will look at java as well.
 The Javadoc Java API is available online.

Here is the first pygame demo program. Its a slight modification of the one presented in your book.

Here is that demo program with the moving square on it.

Here is the demo of the sprite moving in response to keyboard input that we began in class. I've made a couple of changes from the version that I started in class and I've commented the changes that I've made fairly extensively. If you have any questions please send an email

The python to java notes
The demo java program as a text fileWarning to windows users. Because of the way windows treats file extensions, make sure to save this as a Java file. It is currently a text file because the campus webserver refuses to serve java files even as text.