Learning to Program Using Python
by Cody Jackson
Publisher: Google Docs 2013
Number of pages: 258
An introduction to computer programming, using the easy, yet powerful, Python programming language. Python, a cross-platform language used by such organizations as Google and NASA, lets you work quickly and efficiently, allowing you to concentrate on your work rather than the language.
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by Jody Scott Ginther - toonzcat.com
This book is meant to help you begin learning the basics of Python programming version 3 or later. It is a brief introduction to Python. The author attempts to be as brief as possible to get the new programmer into programming as fast as possible.
by Jeffrey Elkner, at al.
The goal of this book is twofold: to teach you how to program in Python; and to teach you to think like a computer scientist. This way of thinking combines some of the best features of mathematics, engineering, and natural science.
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.