Python 101: Introduction to Python
by Dave Kuhlman
Number of pages: 252
This document is a syllabus for a first course in Python programming. This course contains an introduction to the Python language, instruction in the important and commonly used features of the language, and practical exercises in the use of those features.
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by Zed A. Shaw
This is a very beginner book for people who want to learn to code. If you can already code then the book will probably drive you insane. It's intended for people who have no coding chops to build up their skills before starting a more detailed book.
by David Mertz - O'Reilly Media
Python is not a functional programming language, but it is a multi-paradigm language that makes functional programming easy to perform. This book examines the functional aspects of the language and points out which options work well and which do not.
by Mark Pilgrim - Apress
This is a book for experienced programmers, a hands-on guide to the Python language. Each chapter starts with a complete code sample, picks it apart and explains the pieces, and then puts it all back together in a summary at the end.
by Boudewijn Rempt - OpenDocs, LLC
This book covers application development using the library extension PyQt, which forms the basis for GUI programming. First part explains concepts using small examples, in the second part the author develops a complete, complex application.