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Starting Out with Python

Starting Out with Python
Author: Tony Gaddis
ISBN 13: 9780321537119
ISBN 10: 321537114
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication Date: 2008-03-07
Format: Paperback
Pages: 504
List Price: $123.00

In Starting Out with Python®, Tony Gaddis’ evenly paced, accessible coverage introduces readers to the basics of programming and prepares them to transition into more complicated languages. Python, an easy-to-learn and increasingly popular object-oriented language, allows readers to become comfortable with the fundamentals of programming without the troublesome syntax that can be challenging for novices. With the knowledge acquired using Python, readers gain confidence in their skills and learn to recognize the logic behind developing high-quality programs.

Programming Fundamentals: Introduction to Computers and Programming; Input, Processing, and Output; Simple Functions; Decision Structures and Boolean Logic; Repetition Structures; Value-Returning Functions and Modules. Using Objects to Perform Tasks: Files and Exceptions; Working with Strings, Lists, and Dictionaries. Object-Oriented Programming: Classes and Object-Oriented Programming; Inheritance. Advanced Topics: Recursion; GUI Programming.

For all readers interested in introductory programming.