Python is one of the fastest growing programming languages, and no wonder. It requires three to five times less time than developing in most other languages, it is a great building block for learning procedural, object- oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles, and it is an ideal language for data analysis. Python Programming For Dummies, B&N Edition is the perfect guide to learn this dynamic and powerful programming language, and it shows you how to take advantage of Python programming to acquire, organize, process, and analyze large amounts of information. It also provides basic statistics concepts used to identify trends and patterns.
Understand Python's syntax
Work with strings, dictionaries, and sets
Discover data manipulation techniques
Use data analysis programming
Work with objects and modules
Apply random distributions
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