Python 101: Introduction to Python
by Dave Kuhlman
Number of pages: 252
This document is a syllabus for a first course in Python programming. This course contains an introduction to the Python language, instruction in the important and commonly used features of the language, and practical exercises in the use of those features.
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by Richard L. Halterman - Southern Adventist University
The focus is on introducing programming techniques and developing good habits. Our approach avoids some more esoteric features of Python and concentrates on the programming basics that transfer directly to other imperative programming languages.
by Allen Downey - Green Tea Press
A concise introduction to software design using Python. Intended for people with no programming experience, this book starts with the most basic concepts and gradually adds new material. The goal is to teach you to think like a computer scientist.
by Mark Guzdial - Georgia Institute of Technology
Guzdial introduces programming as a way of creating and manipulating media -- a context familiar to today's readers. Starts readers with actual programming early on. Puts programming in a relevant context (Computing for Communications).
by Horst Jens et al. - thepythongamebook.com
The Python Game Book written by Horst Jens and friends aims to provide interested students and teachers a broad range of material to teach themselves how to write computer games using the language Python and other free Open Source tools.