11: Lists in Python

Almost every program needs to be able to store data. Variables are great for storing individual values but it’s often useful to be able to store and process lots of data in a particular order.

Store and use lots of data in the same variable
Lists in python: Store and use lots of data in the same variable

Lists let you store and use lots of data in one variable. This activity explains how to access data stored in a list; how to add and remove data; how to choose something at random from a list and how to sort a list.

Contents:

Page 1: Intro

Page 2: The theory: learn what you need to know as fast as possible.

Page 3: Try it: try out and adapt some working python code snippets.

Page 4: Debug it: Learn how to find and fix common mistakes.

Page 5: Extend it: Choose a project idea to use your newfound python skills.