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@ntoll

Nicholas Tollervey

ntoll
Lactodorum, Britannia

I develop software that helps folks learn the skills and knowledge they need to imagine, develop and program the stuff they want. In addition to writing software, I spend a lot of time researching and thinking about how folks learn, use and create with code.

Examples of my work include the Mu code editor (aimed at beginner programmers and educators), various MicroPython related tools for easily working with embedded / microcontroller based systems, and PyperCard (a simple cross platform GUI toolkit for beginners, based upon HyperCard concepts and written in Python).

These are exercises in digital emancipation, exploration and education.

I value simplicity, compassion, openness, collaboration and fun.

3 sponsors are funding ntoll’s work.

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Featured work

  1. mu-editor/mu

    A small, simple editor for beginner Python programmers. Written in Python and Qt5.

    Python 1,135
  2. ntoll/pypercard

    A HyperCard inspired GUI framework for beginner developers in Python.

    Python 66
  3. ntoll/programming-with-micropython

    Code from the O'Reilly book of the same name.

    Python 39
  4. ntoll/drogulus

    A programmable peer-to-peer data store built for simplicity, security, openness and fun (and designed to withstand nuclear war).

    Python 201
  5. ntoll/foox

    Creates species counterpoint using genetic algorithms (in Python).

    Python 126

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