Practical Programming in Python
by Jeffrey Elkner, at al.
Number of pages: 259
The goal of this book is twofold: to teach you how to program in Python; and to teach you to think like a computer scientist. This way of thinking combines some of the best features of mathematics, engineering, and natural science.
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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 Albert Sweigart
A programming book for kids interested in learning to program their own computer games with python, a serious computer language which is used by professional programmers also. The book explains programming principles from the source code examples.
by Steven F. Lott
The book will help you build basic programming skills. It is organized in a way that builds up the language in layers from simple concepts to more advanced features. Programming exercises are provided to encourage further exploration of each layer.
by W.J. Turkel, A. Crymble, A. MacEachern - NiCHE
This book is a tutorial-style introduction to programming in Python for practicing historians (and other humanists). We assume that you're starting out with no prior programming experience and only a basic understanding of computers.