Learning to Program with Python
by Richard L. Halterman
Publisher: Southern Adventist University 2011
Number of pages: 283
The focus here is on introducing programming techniques and developing good habits. To that end, our approach avoids some of the more esoteric features of Python and concentrates on the programming basics that transfer directly to other imperative programming languages.
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by Allen Downey - Green Tea Press
A concise introduction to software design using Python. Intended for people with no programming experience, this book starts with the most basic concepts and gradually adds new material. The goal is to teach you to think like a computer scientist.
by Alan Gauld - Addison-Wesley Professional
Book for hobbyists, self-starters, and all who want to learn the art of computer programming in Python. Data types and variables, debugging, and namespaces are covered. Also includes sample applications that illustrate ideas and techniques in action.
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 Charles Severance - PythonLearn
The goal of this book is to provide an Informatics-oriented introduction to programming. The primary difference between a computer science approach and the Informatics approach taken in this book is a greater focus on using Python.