How to Make a 3D Astro Pi

I’m excited to finally be able to show off a special project we’ve been working on with our friends at the Raspberry Pi Foundation for the past few months: a 3D Astro Pi emulator!  Hundreds of thousands of students and teachers have used Trinket to run Python, Java, and HTML in their classrooms.  Now, thanks […]

Ram Rachum and his PythonTurtle project

This week we have a very special interviewee.  Israeli software developer Ram Rachum started PythonTurtle as a side project in 2009.  Focused on giving students and easy and fun introduction to real code centered around Python’s Turtle module, the downloadable Mac and Windows program is being used in classrooms around the world to get students […]

Create your own Classic Text Adventure with Python

Thanks to some awesome suggestions from a few pioneering users, Trinket now supports neat text adventures. Using our new add files feature Brian introduced a few days ago, a group of parents and teachers from SF Brightworks have made a text adventure game module that students can use to make their own classic adventure games: Their […]

Add Files to your Python Trinkets

We are very excited to announce a new feature that allows you to add files to your Python trinkets. Many users have additional modules they’ve written to import, data files they would like to read in and manipulate, and other types of files that make really powerful programs. Before today you would need to copy […]

Top 10 educator interviews from Trinket’s first year

One of the best parts of my job is talking to our awesome users.  We’ve been fortunate that many of them have given interviews explaining how they teach with code.  This interview series, available here on our blog, has been extremely popular as readers are able to get a better idea of how others are […]