Code a Space Adventure Game!
|Price||$17.99 - $24.45
|Publisher||No Starch Press|
|Format||Paper book / ebook (PDF)|
Launch into coding with Mission Python, a space-themed guide to building a complete computer game in Python. You'll learn programming fundamentals like loops, strings, and lists as you build Escape!, an exciting game with a map to explore, items to collect, and tricky logic puzzles to solve. As you work through the book, you'll build exercises and mini-projects, like making a spacewalk simulator and creating an astronaut's safety checklist that will put your new Python skills to the test.
You'll learn how to use Pygame Zero, a free resource that lets you add graphics and sound effects to your creations, and you'll get useful game-making tips, such as how to design fun puzzles and intriguing maps. Before you know it, you'll have a working, awesome game to stump your friends with (and some nifty coding skills, too!). You can follow this book using a Raspberry Pi or a Microsoft Windows PC, and the 3D graphics and sound effects you need are provided as a download.
by Zed A. Shaw
Zed Shaw has perfected the world's best system for becoming a truly effective Python 3.x developer. Follow it and you will succeed - just like the tens of millions of programmers he's already taught. You bring the discipline, commitment, and persistence; the author supplies everything else.In Learn Python 3 the Hard Way, Zed Shaw taught y...
Price: $23.22 | Publisher: Addison-Wesley | Release: 2017
by Mark Summerfield
It is more powerful, convenient, consistent, and expressive than ever before. Now, leading Python programmer Mark Summerfield demonstrates how to write code that takes full advantage of Python 3's features and idioms. Programming in Python 3, Second Edition, brings together all the knowledge you need to write any program, use any standard...
Price: $33.04 | Publisher: Addison-Wesley | Release: 2009
by James Payne
As an open source, object-oriented programming language, Python is easy to understand, extendable, and user-friendly. This book covers every aspect of Python so that you can get started writing your own programs with Python today. Author James Payne begins with the most basic concepts of the Python language - placing a special focus on th...
Price: $5.04 | Publisher: Wrox | Release: 2010
by Alex Martelli, Anna Ravenscroft, David Ascher
Portable, powerful, and a breeze to use, Python is the popular open source object-oriented programming language used for both standalone programs and scripting applications. It is now being used by an increasing number of major organizations, including NASA and Google.Updated for Python 2.4, The Python Cookbook, 2nd Edition offers a wealt...
Price: $9.15 | Publisher: O'Reilly Media | Release: 2005
by Mark Lutz
This is the book to reach for when you're coding on the fly and need an answer now. It's an easy-to-use reference to the core language, with descriptions of commonly used modules and toolkits, and a guide to recent changes, new features, and upgraded built-ins -- all updated to cover Python 3.x as well as version 2.6. You'll also quickly ...
Price: $4.21 | Publisher: O'Reilly Media | Release: 2009
by Noah Gift, Jeremy M. Jones
Python is an ideal language for solving problems, especially for Linux and Unix. With this pragmatic book, administrators can review various tasks that often occur in the management of these systems, and learn how Python can provide a more efficient way to handle them. Once you finish this book, you'll be able to develop your own set of c...
Price: $39.99 | Publisher: O'Reilly Media | Release: 2008
by John Goerzen, Brandon Rhodes
You will learn fundamentals like IP, TCP, DNS and SSL by using working Python programs; you will also be able to familiarize yourself with infrastructure components like memcached and message queues. You can also delve into network server designs, and compare threaded approaches with asynchronous event-based solutions.But the biggest chan...
Price: $36.38 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2010
by Magnus Lie Hetland
Python Algorithms explains the Python approach to algorithm analysis and design. Written by Magnus Lie Hetland, author of Beginning Python, this book is sharply focused on classical algorithms, but it also gives a solid understanding of fundamental algorithmic problem-solving techniques.The book is intended for Python programmers who need...
Price: $36.75 | Publisher: Apress | Release: 2010