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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