An Introduction to Python
by Guido van Rossum
Publisher: Network Theory Ltd. 2006
Number of pages: 164
This manual provides an introduction to Python, an easy to learn object-oriented programming language. It has efficient high-level data structures and a simple but effective approach to object-oriented programming. Python's elegant syntax and dynamic typing, together with its interpreted nature, make it an ideal language for scripting and rapid application development in many areas on most platforms. This is a printed copy of the official Python tutorial from the Python 2.2 distribution.
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by Jake VanderPlas - O'Reilly Media
The book introduces the core libraries essential for working with data in Python: particularly IPython, NumPy, Pandas, Matplotlib, Scikit-Learn, etc. Familiarity with Python as a language is assumed. The book was written and tested with Python 3.5.
by David Mertz - O'Reilly Media
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by Chris Meyers
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by Caleb Hattingh - O'Reilly Media
This report helps you explore some of the lesser known Python libraries and tools that deserve more attention. Hattingh diligently spent time finding and testing hidden gems that are easy to install and use, cross-platform, and not yet popular.