A Beginner's Python Tutorial
by Steven Thurlow
Publisher: Wikibooks 2013
Contents of Beginner's Python Tutorial: Installing Python; Very Simple Programs; Variables, Scripts; Loops, Conditionals; Functions; Tuples, Lists, Dictionaries; for Loop; Classes; Importing Modules; File I/O; Exception Handling.
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