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Video about the Call Stack

Video about the Call Stack, its function & how it works with variables.

Steve Paget

Created by Steve Paget
last edited Feb 05 2017 by Steve Paget


Here’s a video I made about the call stack, which relates to GCSE / A level concepts of variable scope and functions. The video uses Python to demonstrate how it works, but the concepts are universal. It also features a look at a typical IDE (PyCharm)

Level: Intermediate/ Advanced

Duration: 10 minutes

Teaches: How the call stack operates. What are local variables? How are variables limited in scope. What is recursion? How does the stack perform in a recursive loop? What is a Stack Overflow?

Youtube link: The Call Stack

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