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Concise Intro. To Programming in Python (12 Edition)by Mark J. Johnson
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Suitable for newcomers to computer science, A Concise Introduction to Programming in Python provides a succinct, yet complete, first course in computer science using the Python programming language.
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Each chapter introduces a main idea through a concrete example and a series of exercises. Designed to teach programming in a concise, yet comprehensive way, this book provides a timely introduction for students and anyone interested in learning Python.
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Intended for beginners with no previous programming experience, this small guide to Python provides basic instruction for getting started programming with one the most popular and easy to learn computer languages. Starting with an overview of foundational principles, the work covers topics such as strings, loops, algorithms, working with files, and useful processes for multimedia applications and graphical user interfaces. Chapters include numerous code examples and exercise problems. The volume supplies several sample learning projects and access to online project files if provided. Johnson is a professor of computer science at Central College in Pella, Iowa. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Suitable for newcomers to computer science, this text provides a concise yet complete first course in computer science using the Python programming language. The author presents basic programming constructs early, so that beginners can use them throughout the course. He then covers objects and defines classes. Each chapter introduces a main idea through a concrete example and a series of exercises. The examples, exercises, and projects reflect a wide range of applications in biology, textual analysis, and other areas.
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