Learning to Program Using Python

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An introduction to computer programming, using the Python programming language. The core Python language (both versions 2.x and 3.x) is discussed, as well as an introduction to graphical user interface creation and game programming. The reader should be able to quickly create simple to medium-level programs and be prepared to tackle more complex programming tasks. More

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About Cody Jackson

Cody Jackson is a self-taught Python programmer, whose formal education in programming came from learning C, C++, and J++ while earning a BS in Computer Engineering Technology. In addition, he also holds an AS in Electromechanical Technology and an MS in Information Technology Management. He working to complete a Ph.D. in Information Technology.

Retired from the US Navy, Cody has professionally written more than a dozen programs for Naval information security systems. He is also active on Quora.com, where he is a “most-viewed” writer in a number of programming, certification, and technical disciplines.

In addition to three editions of his Learning to Program Using Python series, Cody has also authored a fantasy novel, entitled "The Master's Keep" and hopes to turn it into a series.

More information about this book, as well as source code files and to contact the author, can be found online at https://python-ebook.blogspot.com.

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Review by: Howard Eglowstein on May 26, 2013 :
Disappointing. Not the content, which is quite well written and easy to follow, but the formatting. The text often refers to examples which don't appear in the text. Some of them do appear in the HTML or PDF version, but not all. I purchased this to read on a Nook so I wanted the .epub version. I found it frustrating to have to go back and forth between the Nook and a computer to try and find examples.

In the end I gave up and bought a different book. I wanted to like this one, really, but a programming book without accessible examples isn't of much use.
(reviewed 2 days after purchase)

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