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Learn to Program with Python 3

A Step-by-Step Guide to Programming

Authors: Kalb, Irv

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  • Teaches programming with a step-by-step approach honed in the author's Python courses
  • Updated for the latest Python 3 code and techniques
  • Concepts build on each other throughout the book and a variety of sample programs are provided including a game example
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About this book

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 the material understandable, with a wide variety of well-documented examples to illustrate each concept.  Along the way, you’ll develop short programs through a series of coding challenges that reinforce the content of the chapters.

Learn to Program with Python 3 guides you with material developed in the author's university computer science courses. The author's conversational style feels like you're working with a personal tutor. All material is thoughtfully laid out, each lesson building on previous ones. 

What You'll Learn  
  • Understand programming basics with Python, based on material developed in the author's college courses
  • Learn core concepts: variables, functions, conditionals, loops, lists, strings, and more
  • Explore example programs including simple games you can program and customize
  • Build modules to reuse your own code
Who This Book Is For
This book assumes no prior programming experience, and would be appropriate as text for a high school or college introduction to computer science.

About the authors

Irv Kalb has a BS and MS in Computer Science, and has worked as a software developer, manager, and as a teacher of software throughout his career. He has worked both as an employee for a number of technical companies and for many years as an independent consultant.  He has been writing technical articles and ebooks about software since 2000, and has been teaching software development in Silicon Valley colleges since 2010.

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Buy this book

eBook $24.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3879-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $32.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3878-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Learn to Program with Python 3
Book Subtitle
A Step-by-Step Guide to Programming
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Irv Kalb
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-3879-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-3879-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-3878-3
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XVII, 354
Number of Illustrations
36 b/w illustrations
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