The complete draft version of up-comming O’Reilly Media book “Programming Computer Vision with Python” by Jan Erik Solem. You can download it in pdf format. If you want a basic understanding of computer vision’s underlying theory and algorithms, this hands-on introduction is the ideal place to start.
Free Python Books - Part 2
“An Introduction to Python (The Art and Craft of Programming – Python Edition)”, written by John C. Lusth, is available free online and it can also be downloaded in pdf format.
Download “Design Patterns in Python” in pdf format or read it online. If you are a beginner to learning Python or design patterns, this book can prove to be a very easy-to-understand introductory text. If you are a tester, in addition to the above this book would also be helpful in learning contexts in which design patterns can be used in the test automation world.
“Making Games with Python & Pygame” is available for free online or you can download it in pdf format. It 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”.
“Learning to Program with Python” is a free ebook written by Richard L. Halterman. The code in this book is based on Python 3.
“Guide to NumPy”, written by Travis E. Oliphant, is a complete reference to NumPy (the replacement for Numeric and Numarray). NumPy builds on (and is a successor to) the successful Numeric array object. Its goal is to create the corner-stone for a useful environment for scientific computing.
“Learn Python The Hard Way, 2nd Edition” by Zed Shaw is free to read online. This is a very beginner book for people who want to learn to code.
Download free eBook “Python for Informatics: Exploring Information” in pdf format. Python for Informatics: Exploring Information provides an Informatics-oriented introduction to programming.
Download the free eBook “Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python 2nd Edition” in pdf format or read online. This book will teach you how to program your own computer games. You will learn a useful skill and have fun games to show for it.
Free online book “The Definitive Guide to Pylons” by James Gardner. It brings you a comprehensive introduction to Pylons, the web framework that uses the best of Ruby, Python, and Perl and the emerging WSGI standard to provide structure and flexibility.