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Python Programming Tutorial for Beginners – Part 4 – Basic Operators
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Python Programming Tutorial for Beginners – Part 4 – Basic Operators

Operators are used to perform operations on or to check on variables and values. Think of them as doctors in programming that can either bring you into existence, give you a checkup or modify your identity. There are many types of operators but for this basic tutorial, we will focus on Assignment operators, Arithmetic operators and Comparison operators. Assignment operator You have already used an assignment operator in the form of the equal sign so when we type x = 3 the operator is giving the variable named x the value of the integer number 3. Arithmetic operators Next up we have arithmetic operators which are used to perform mathematical operations on variables and values. So think of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division just to start out. so let's try them out:...
Kindle Fire vs Nook Color and Apple iPad 2 – Despite the Specs the Price is Still Right
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Kindle Fire vs Nook Color and Apple iPad 2 – Despite the Specs the Price is Still Right

In my last article Amazon lights a Kindle Fire as a Gladiator worthy of the Apple iPad, I likened the newly minted Amazon Kindle Fire to a Gladiator ready to do battle against the Apple iPad 2. But is that really the case? Is this an evenly matched fight between two (2) Corporate titans? Or is this a case of Pricing vs Quality, with victory skewed towards Amazon? My article will attempt to compare these two (2) based on specs alone in what may appear to be an open-and-shut-case. The Apple iPad 2 is not in the same class as the Amazon Kindle Fire. So instead, a specs comparison between the Amazon Kindle Fire and its closest rival the Barnes and Noble Nook Color is a good start. Clearly, the Amazon Kindle Fire is packing the heat with a more impressive array of specs for US$199 compared ...