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Bug bounty: 2 major bug fixes thanks to reports by students in one week

Did you know bugs in computer code are named after one a tiny moth that exploded when it landed on a computer? The heat from the valve killed the moth, which blew the glass casing around the valve and broke the whole computer system. Fixing the problem with the computer code literally meant going looking for

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Create.withcode.uk update: new features

Create.withcode.uk is designed to allow teachers and students to write, run, debug and share python code without having to download any software or create any user accounts. In the 8 months or so since it was launched, Create.withcode.uk has been used over 25,000 times by people learning to code, so thank you to everyone who’s

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microbit Tetris in python

I’ve finally got round to updating the online microbit python simulator in create.withcode.uk to catch up with some of the amazing new micropython features (such as speech and radio). To celebrate, here are three different versions of the classic game tetris that you can simulate online in a virtual microbit or download to your device

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