Dive Into Python
by Mark Pilgrim
Publisher: Apress 2004
Number of pages: 413
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by Richard Gruet
This reference covers invocation options, environment variables, lexical entities, basic types and their operations, advanced types, statements, iterators, generators, descriptors, decorators, built-in functions, built-in exceptions, and more.
by Fredrik Lundh, Matthew Ellis - PythonWare
The Python Imaging Library adds image processing capabilities to your Python interpreter. This library provides extensive file format support, an efficient internal representation, and fairly powerful image processing capabilities.
This is an unofficial free book created for educational purposes. The book is compiled from Stack Overflow Documentation, the content is written by the beautiful people at Stack Overflow. Text content is released under Creative Commons BY-SA.
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.