If you've never programmed before, the tutorials on this page are recommended for you; they don't assume that you have previous experience. If you have programming experience, also check out the BeginnersGuide/Programmers page. After Hours Programming Python 3 Tutorial (Python 3) Beginning Python for Bioinformatics by Patrick O'Brien. An introduction to Python aimed at biologists that introduces the PyCrust shell and Python's basic data types. Byte of Python , by Swaroop C.H., is also an introductory text for people with no previous programming experience. (Python 2 and 3) Handbook of the Physics Computing Course Also available in various forms at the author's Python in Education page, this is a preliminary course handbook for 1st-year university students with no computing experience.