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Python Tutor helps people overcome a fundamental barrier to learning programming: understanding what happens as the computer runs each line of code. You can use it to write Python, Java, C, C++, JavaScript, and Ruby code in your web browser and see its execution visualized step by step.

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Over ten million people in more than 180 countries have used Python Tutor to visualize over 100 million pieces of code, often as a supplement to textbooks, lectures, and online tutorials. To our knowledge, it is the most widely-used program visualization tool for computing education.

Research that references Python Tutor should cite this paper: Online Python Tutor: Embeddable Web-Based Program Visualization for CS Education. ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), 2013. [ACM DL]

You can also embed visualizations into any webpage. Here is a Python example: