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Python Tutor, created by Philip Guo (@pgbovine), helps people overcome a fundamental barrier to learning programming: understanding what happens as the computer runs each line of code.

Write code in your web browser, see it visualized step by step, and get live help from volunteers.

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So far, over 3.5 million people in over 180 countries have used Python Tutor to visualize over 50 million pieces of code, often as a supplement to textbooks, lectures, and online tutorials.

Here is a Python example:

Read the original research paper – Philip J. Guo. Online Python Tutor: Embeddable Web-Based Program Visualization for CS Education. SIGCSE 2013.

GET LIVE HELP from volunteers around the world

Hit the “Get live help!” button to allow anyone on the website to join your session. You can chat about your code and navigate visualizations together to receive free real-time tutoring. Watch this video demo.

Read an older live help paper – Philip J. Guo, Jeffery White, Renan Zanelatto. Codechella: Multi-User Program Visualizations for Real-Time Tutoring and Collaborative Learning. VL/HCC 2015.