Begin to Code with Python
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Start writing software that solves real problems, even if you have absolutely no programming experience! This friendly, easy, full-color book puts you in total control of your own learning, empowering you to build unique and useful programs. Microsoft has completely reinvented the beginning programmer's tutorial, reflecting deep research into how today's beginners learn, and why other books fall short. Begin to Code with Python is packed with innovations, from its "Snaps" prebuilt operations to its "Make Something Happen" projects. Whether you're a total beginner or you've tried before, this guide will put the power, excitement, and fun of programming where it belongs: in your hands!
Get, install, and use powerful free tools to create modern Python programs; Learn key concepts from 170 sample programs, and use them to jumpstart your own; Discover exactly what happens when a program runs; Approach program development with a professional perspective; Learn the core elements of the Python language; Build more complex software with classes, methods, and objects; Organize programs so they're easy to build and improve; Capture and respond to user input; Store and manipulate many types of real-world data; Define custom data types to solve specific problems; Create interactive games that are fun to play; Build modern web and cloud-based applications; Use pre-built libraries to quickly create powerful software.
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by Ana Bell
Get Programming: Learn to code with Python introduces you to the world of writing computer programs without drowning you in confusing jargon or theory that make getting started harder than it should be. Filled with practical examples and step-by-step lessons using the easy-on-the-brain Python language, this book will get you programming i...
Price: $17.99 | Publisher: Manning | Release: 2018
by Al Sweigart
Learn how to program in Python while making and breaking ciphers - algorithms used to create and send secret messages!After a crash course in Python programming basics, you'll learn to make, test, and hack programs that encrypt text with classical ciphers like the transposition cipher and Vigenère cipher. You'll begin with simple program...
Price: $17.81 | Publisher: No Starch Press | Release: 2018
by Irv Kalb
Move from zero knowledge of programming to comfortably writing small to medium-sized programs in Python. Fully updated for Python 3, with code and examples throughout, the book explains Python coding with an accessible, step-by-step approach designed to bring you comfortably into the world of software development.Real-world analogies make...
Price: $25.56 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2018
by Irv Kalb
Get started in the world of software development: go from zero knowledge of programming to comfortably writing small to medium-sized programs in Python. Programming can be intimidating (especially when most books on software require you to know and use obscure command line instructions) but it doesn't have to be that way!In Learn to Progr...
Price: $39.99 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2016
by Will McGugan
Like music and movies, video games are rapidly becoming an integral part of our lives. Over the years, you've yearned for every new gaming console, mastered each blockbuster within weeks after its release, and have even won a local gaming competition or two. But lately you've been spending a lot of time thinking about a game idea of your ...
Price: $8.88 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2007
by Dusty Phillips
Build mobile apps efficiently with Kivy, the Python-powered graphical toolkit for creating natural user interfaces with elegant multitouch support. With this hands-on guide, you'll learn step-by-step how to build and deploy a complete Kivy app for iOS and Android devices. If you're just beginning to work with Python, but are reasonably fa...
Price: $15.99 | Publisher: O'Reilly Media | Release: 2014
by Al Sweigart
Making Games with Python & Pygame covers the Pygame library with the source code for 11 games. Making Games was written as a sequel for the same age range as Invent with Python. Once you have an understanding of the basics of Python programming, you can now expand your abilities using the Pygame library to make games with graphics, an...
Price: $9.99 | Publisher: Self-publishing | Release: 2012
by Majed Marji
Scratch is a fun, free, beginner-friendly programming environment where you connect blocks of code to build programs. While most famously used to introduce kids to programming, Scratch can make computer science approachable for people of any age. Rather than type countless lines of code in a cryptic programming language, why not use color...
Price: $8.40 | Publisher: No Starch Press | Release: 2014