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 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 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 Fredrik Lundh - O'Reilly
A large collection of useful Python scripts, the best parts of comp.lang.python newsgroup messages, plus hundreds of new scripts. The text covers the standard library, the examples should work on most platforms and Python versions.
by Josh Cogliati - Wikibooks
This free tutorial is designed to be an introduction to the Python programming language. The guide is for someone with no programming experience. The author attempts to teach programming by reading code and writing code.