Building Skills in Python
by Steven F. Lott
Number of pages: 459
This book is a complete presentation of the Python language. We'll lead you from a very tiny, easy to understand subset of statements to the entire Python language and all of the built-in data structures. Professional programmers who need to learn Python are our primary audience.
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by Al Sweigart - inventwithpython.com
The book teaches complete beginners how to program in the Python programming language. It features the source code to several ciphers and hacking programs for these ciphers. The final chapters cover the modern RSA cipher and public key cryptography.
by Jan Bodnar - ZetCode
PyQt4 is a toolkit for creating GUI applications. It is a blending of Python language and the successful Qt library. This tutorial is suited for beginners and intermediate programmers. You will learn to program non trivial PyQt4 applications.
by Brian Heinold - Mount St. Mary's University
Partly a tutorial and partly a reference book. I summarize information in tables and give a lot of short example programs. I also jump right into things and fill in background information as I go, rather than covering the background material first.
by Guido van Rossum - Network Theory Ltd.
This book is an introduction to Python, an easy to learn, powerful programming language. The tutorial explains the basics of the Python, it does not cover every single feature of the language, but introduces the most noteworthy features.