Über den Autor
Tim Hall currently provides front-line support for 64 Studio. He has also written newbie tutorials for Linux User and Developer magazine in between more mundane system admin and web authoring jobs. Tim has released albums and performed as a musician and songwriter, both solo and in collaboration with other artists. He has been further honored as the holder of the Bardic chair of Glastonbury between 2005 and 2007. Tim uses Python as his main programming language, primarily as a means for creative ends, because it is easy to read and fun to learn.
- Introducing Python
- Designing Software
- Variables and Data Types
- Making Choices
- Using Lists
- Working with Text
- Executable Files, Organization, and Python on the Web
- Reusing Code with Modules and Packages
- Simple Windowed Applications
There are many more people who want to study programming other than aspiring computer scientists with a passing grade in advanced calculus. This guide appeals to your intelligence and ability to solve practical problems, while gently teaching the most recent revision of the programming language Python.
You can learn solid software design skills and accomplish practical programming tasks, like extending applications and automating everyday processes, even if you have no programming experience at all. Authors Tim Hall and J-P Stacey use everyday language to decode programming jargon and teach Python 3 to the absolute beginner.
This is the only introduction to Python programming that does not assume programming expertise
Teaches programming using Python 3, which is estimated to be released in late 2008
Author focused on writing and working for beginners since the beginning of his career
No hidden assumptions: everything is explained
All programs are practical and can be used in real life