An Introduction to Python

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“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.


A word of warning: if you require fancy graphically oriented development environments, you will be sorely disappointed in the Python Programming Language. Python is programming at its simplest: a prompt at which you type in expressions which the Python interpreter evaluates. Of course, you can create Python programs using your favorite text editor. Python can be used as a scripting language, as well.

Table of Contents

  • Starting Out
  • Literals
  • Combining Literals
  • Precedence and Associativity
  • Variables
  • Assignment
  • Conditionals
  • Functions
  • Python Programs and Using Files
  • Input and Output
  • More about Functions
  • Scope
  • Loops
  • Recursion
  • Comparing Recursion and Looping
  • More on Input
  • Arrays
  • Sorting
  • Footnotes

Book Details

Author(s): John C. Lusth
Format(s): PDF, HTML
File size: 501 KB
Number of pages: 115
Link: Download or read online.

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