Learning to Program with Python
by Richard L. Halterman
Publisher: Southern Adventist University 2011
Number of pages: 283
The focus here is on introducing programming techniques and developing good habits. To that end, our approach avoids some of the more esoteric features of Python and concentrates on the programming basics that transfer directly to other imperative programming languages.
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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 Allen B. Downey - Green Tea Press
Think Stats is an introduction to Probability and Statistics for Python programmers. This new book emphasizes simple techniques you can use to explore real data sets and answer interesting statistical questions. Basic skills in Python are assumed.
by Ian Ozsvald - ianozsvald.com
By exploring the theory behind design choices, this practical guide helps you gain a deeper understanding of Python implementation. You'll learn how to locate performance bottlenecks and significantly speed up your code in high-data-volume programs.
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.