Crack the code and reveal a secret with Python and Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code

You're handed a secret message that needs a code cracker to find the truth. Learn how to solve the code mystery to reveal a location and date to find a hidden treasure. Get a glimpse into the popular Python programming language with this introductory lesson that requires no coding experience.

Learning objectives

In this module, you'll:

  • Write your first lines of Python code
  • Create a function to decode a character with a cipher
  • Create a function to decode a full word with a cipher
  • Discover the location that will reveal the hidden treasure

No coding experience is required to complete this Microsoft Learn module.


This module is part of a multimodal learning experience. Start the module to see how you can follow along!