The Programming Historian
by W.J. Turkel, A. Crymble, A. MacEachern
Publisher: NiCHE 2010
Number of pages: 74
This book is a tutorial-style introduction to programming in Python for practicing historians (and other humanists). We assume that you're starting out with no prior programming experience and only a basic understanding of computers.
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by Kristian Rother - GitBook
This is a tutorial for novice programmers, it works best if you follow the exercises step by step. If you are fluent in any programming language, this might be very easy for you. It contains little material on the higher abstraction levels in Python.
by Al Sweigart - inventwithpython.com
The book teaches complete beginners how to program in the Python programming language. It features the source code to several ciphers and hacking programs for these ciphers. The final chapters cover the modern RSA cipher and public key cryptography.
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.
by Jason R Briggs - Lulu.com
Snake Wrangling for Kids is a printable electronic book, for children 8 years and older, who would like to learn computer programming. It covers the very basics of programming, and uses the Python 3 programming language to teach the concepts.