An Introduction to Python
by John C. Lusth
Publisher: The University of Alabama 2012
Number of pages: 115
Contents: Starting Out; Literals; Combining Literals; Precedence and Associativity; Variables; Assignment; Conditionals; Functions; Python Programs and Using Files; Input and Output; More about Functions; Scope; Loops; Recursion; Comparing Recursion and Looping; More on Input; Arrays; Sorting; Footnotes.
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