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A Byte of Python

(2 reviews)

Swaroop C H

Pub Date: 2013

Publisher: Independent

Language: English

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Reviewed by Connie Lance, PT Instructor, Aims Community College on 7/30/19

The book has a detailed explanation of how to download and install Python, and how to write and run code in the development environment. This is valuable for people who are new to programming. There is not any actual Python code until twenty pages... read more


Reviewed by Iris Champion, Full Professor, Southern University Shreveport on 4/6/19

There are not a lot of 'Python' textbooks that are designed for beginner programmers. "A Byte of Python' is an easy book to follow in learning how to program using Python. This book is very simple to understand and makes it very simple to develop... read more


Table of Contents

  • First Steps
  • Basics
  • Operators and Expressions
  • Control flow
  • Functions
  • Modules
  • Data Structures
  • Problem Solving
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Input and Output
  • Exceptions
  • Standard Library

About the Book

"A Byte of Python" is a free book on programming using the Python language. It serves as a tutorial or guide to the Python language for a beginner audience. If all you know about computers is how to save text files, then this is the book for you.

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Swaroop C H