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But if you had to pick only one, this would be a great choice. The book ghttag by introducing Python, including the basic elements of the language such as objects, expressions, typing, variables, branches and strings.

This is not ‘a Python book,’ although you will learn Python.

Write a customer review. Doesn’t really follow Jojn idioms in coding–really codes like Java in Python. The difference may sound quite subtle, and perhaps a bit negative. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book uses 2. I bought Zelle’s book also and have used it for extra exercises and the occasional alternative explanation. May 01, Carl rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Quotes from Introduction to C X as its language and you will come up to speed in Python quickly, and then spend the bulk of tuttag book learning algorithms and computational techniques.


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Oliver Bogler rated it really liked it Jan 10, Review This is the pyhon thinking’ book we have all been waiting for! If you are not already a programmer and want to learn python, read “Python the hard way” and the educational materials from the Google dev center.

It is a fast paced but very readable first year text for Computer Science.

It uses Python pyfhon as a tool to teach the science of computing at an introductory level. In its entirety, the book should be considered an excellent introduction to computer science and programming – as mentioned previously, I’d have loved to have this book when I started out in information science some 30 years ago.

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Even one such as I, who has been working in the IT industry for nearly 30 years, got a huge amount of value from this book, as much of the content provided some good reminders of things that I’d since forgot, including probability and statistical analysis. Great material for anyone trying to learn computer programming or the python language itself.


This book is not the best way to learn Python. It is a very good introduction to computer science and python programming. Would you like johh tell us about a lower price?

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Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python

At that point, the book dives into the science element of computer science, including algorithmic complexity, probability theory, graphing and statistical analysis.

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This book introduces students with little or no prior programming experience to the art of computational problem solving using Python and various Python libraries, including PyLab. The data science stuff is just to be trendy and is entirely inadequate.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. It covers a wide range of traditional topics such as computational complexity, basic data structures, Object-oriented programming and dynamic programming.

I boug i am very pleased with the book.