High Performance Python
by Ian Ozsvald
Publisher: ianozsvald.com 2011
Number of pages: 55
By exploring the fundamental theory behind design choices, this practical guide helps you gain a deeper understanding of Python's implementation. You'll learn how to locate performance bottlenecks and significantly speed up your code in high-data-volume programs.
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by Brian Heinold - Mount St. Mary's University
Partly a tutorial and partly a reference book. I summarize information in tables and give a lot of short example programs. I also jump right into things and fill in background information as I go, rather than covering the background material first.
by Guido van Rossum - Python Software Foundation
This tutorial introduces the reader informally to the basic concepts of the Python language and system. It introduces many of Python's most noteworthy features, and will give you a good idea of the language's flavor and style.
by Albert Sweigart
A programming book for kids interested in learning to program their own computer games with python, a serious computer language which is used by professional programmers also. The book explains programming principles from the source code examples.
by Mike Pirnat - O'Reilly Media
Even the best programmers make mistakes, some are simple and silly, others embarrassing and downright costly. In this book, Mike Pirnat dissects some of his most memorable blunders, peeling them back layer-by-layer to reveal just what went wrong.