The Quick Python Book

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The Quick Python Book, Second Edition, is a clear, concise introduction to Python 3, aimed at programmers new to Python. This updated edition includes all the changes in Python 3, itself a significant shift from earlier versions of Python.

The book begins with basic but useful programs that teach the core features of syntax, control flow, and data structures. It then moves to larger applications involving code management, object-oriented ...

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Overview

The Quick Python Book, Second Edition, is a clear, concise introduction to Python 3, aimed at programmers new to Python. This updated edition includes all the changes in Python 3, itself a significant shift from earlier versions of Python.

The book begins with basic but useful programs that teach the core features of syntax, control flow, and data structures. It then moves to larger applications involving code management, object-oriented programming, web development, and converting code from earlier versions of Python.

True to his audience of experienced developers, the author covers common programming language features concisely, while giving more detail to those features unique to Python.

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935182207
  • Publisher: Manning Publications Company
  • Publication date: 1/28/2010
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 194,568
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Naomi Ceder has been programming in various languages for over 20 years and has been a Linux system administrator since 2000. She started using Python for a variety of projects in 2001 and is an elected member of the Python Software Foundation. Naomi is the IT Director/Lead Developer for Zoro Tools, Inc of Buffalo Grove, Illinois, and is also an organizer of the Chicago Python Workshop and the CLC Linux Club. An advocate for open software and open content, Naomi gives talks to whoever will listen on Python and the benefits of teaching programming, particularly in schools.

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  • Posted May 8, 2012

    This a very written book. It's a must-have if you are interested

    This a very written book. It's a must-have if you are interested in learning Python.

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