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Writing Idiomatic Python Book. Python Books. Python Practice Book — Python Practice Book. Assignments — Problem Solving with Algorithms and Data Structures. Pro Python by Marty Alchin. Problem Solving with Algorithms and Data Structures — Problem Solving with Algorithms and Data Structures Python Resourcebook. Become a Programmer, Motherfucker.

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Become a Programmer, Motherfucker

Thousands of people have learned programming from these fine books: Learn Python The Hard Way Learn Ruby The Hard Way Learn Code The Hard Way I'm also working on a whole series of programming education books at Learn C The Hard Way Learn SQL The Hard Way Learn Regex The Hard Way Graphics Programming Language Agnostic NerdDinner Walkthrough Assembly Language Bash Clojure Clojure Programming ColdFusion CFML In 100 Minutes Delphi / Pascal Django Erlang Learn You Some Erlang For Great Good Flex Getting started with Adobe Flex (PDF) Forth Git Grails Getting Start with Grails Haskell Java JavaScript JavaScript (Node.js specific) Latex The Not So Short Introduction to LATEX (perfect for beginners) Linux Advanced Linux Programming Lisp Lua Programming In Lua (for v5 but still largely relevant)Lua Programming Gems (not entirely free, but has a lot of free chapters and accompanying code) Maven Mercurial Nemerle Nemerle.

Handbook of the Physics Computing Course. Expert Python Programming. Errata type: Typo | Page number: 13 "tar -xzvf" duplicated in last line.for first publication Errata type: Typo | Page number: 16 "Installing MSYS", the URL is the same as the one from "Installing MinGW" on page 15: for first publication Errata type: Typo | Page number: 28 The following sentence at the end of the 'Extra Binaries' section is incorrect.

Expert Python Programming

Dive Into Python. Dive Into Python 3. Where The Rants Go. By Zed A.

Where The Rants Go

Shaw I've had it. Dive Into Python is one of the worst books for learning Python and it must die. I've had too many potential programmers find this book and get tripped up by its horrible design decisions that I'm declaring war. The book is weird, uses antiquated technology, has horrible examples, and Mark Pilgrim is too much of a neckbeard ass to listen to anyone about it: 09:42 @diveintomark @zedshaw Completely rewrite the first 3 chapters of a book I haven't touched in 6 years? Making Games with Python and Pygame. Book Description This is a programming book that covers the Pygame game library for the Python programming language.

Making Games with Python and Pygame

Each chapter gives you the complete source code for a new game and teaches the programming concepts from these examples. The book is available under a Creative Commons license and can be downloaded in full for free from This book was written to be understandable by kids as young as 10 to 12 years old, although it is great for anyone of any age who has some familiarity with Python. About the Authors Albert Sweigart (but you can call him Al), is a software developer in San Francisco, California who enjoys bicycling, volunteering, haunting coffee shops, and making useful software.

He is originally from Houston, Texas. Data Structures and Algorithms with Object-Oriented Design Patterns in Python. Python. The Case for Test-Driven Development By Meghan Blanchette March 28, 2014 Harry Percival, author of Test-Driven Web Development with Python, discusses how he got into TDD, why you should too, and shares some tips.


In the podcast above, listen to Harry talk candidly about the types of tests that make sense, … Interface Languages and Feature Discovery By Ben Lorica March 2, 2014 Here are a few more observations based on conversations I had during the just concluded Strata Santa Clara conference. Four short links: 28 February 2014 By Nat Torkington February 28, 2014. Learn Python The Hard Way, 2nd Edition — Learn Python The Hard Way, 2nd Edition. Welcome to the 3rd Edition of Learn Python the Hard Way.

Learn Python The Hard Way, 2nd Edition — Learn Python The Hard Way, 2nd Edition

You can visit the companion site to the book at where you can purchase digital downloads and paper versions of the book. The free HTML version of the book is available at How long does this course take? You should take as long as it takes to get through it, but focus on doing work every day. Some people take about 3 months, others 6 months, and some only a week. What kind of computer do I need? You can do it on most any computer. A Byte of Python. You have seen how you can reuse code in your program by defining functions once.

A Byte of Python

What if you wanted to reuse a number of functions in other programs that you write? As you might have guessed, the answer is modules. There are various methods of writing modules, but the simplest way is to create a file with a .py extension that contains functions and variables. Another method is to write the modules in the native language in which the Python interpreter itself was written. Learning to Program. Think Python: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist. How to Think Like a Computer Scientist by Allen B.

Think Python: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist

Downey Buy this book at Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python - Learn how to program with a free ebook programming tutorial. Chapters Download the complete book as a PDF.

Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python - Learn how to program with a free ebook programming tutorial

Chapter 1 - Installing Python [related content] Non-Programmer's Tutorial for Python 2.6. Non-Programmer's Tutorial for Python 3. Authors Contributors to this book Front matter.

Non-Programmer's Tutorial for Python 3

Python 3 Patterns, Recipes and Idioms: An Open-Source Book. An intermediate-to-advanced book created using an open-source development process. Published under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 license. Please Note: This book is in early development, so expect to find many incorrect and incomplete portions. The latest version of the book in HTML format The above link will take you to the development home page. In the upper right area of that page, you will see a link that says "download. " Community Book Creation: Python 3 Patterns and Idioms. Computing ThoughtsCommunity Book Creation: Python 3 Patterns and Idiomsby Bruce EckelSeptember 25, 2008 Summary If Python's what I want to do, I should write that book about it.

Herein I muse about how to create a book relying largely on community input and help. Another epiphany from hanging out with the Pythonistas in Brazil: After a dozen years, Python is still the only language I get really jazzed about. PythonBooks - Learn Python the easy way !