The semester's almost done, so for our final Hello World! of spring I thought we'd turn to a slightly more practical application, one that Python is extremely well suited for. In fact, what we're discussing this week is one of the oldest uses for computers, cryptography.
Asperger's Syndrome, or AS, is a common condition part of a larger subset of developmental disorders collectively known as the autism spectrum. Individuals who have AS are often very intelligent and have focused and narrowly defined interests, but have difficulty understanding and interpreting social cues, such as tone of voice and body language. Often they seem aloof, uncaring or even rude, when in reality they simply don't understand. They must be taught the social skills that their typically developing peers learn naturally, which can be a laborious process.
UNO Crushes, a Facebook page that has been online since April 2013, gives secret admirers an outlet to post their campus crushes.
Well, hello again! This week in Hello World! we're applying everything we've covered over the past month, throwing in some new stuff, and using our knowledge to develop a slightly more complex game program.