Think Python is a concise and gentle introduction to software design using the Python programming language. Intended for would-be developers with no programming experience. This book starts with the most basic concepts and gradually adds new material at a pace that is comfortable to the reader. hot
A Byte of Python
A Byte of Python is a free book on programming using the Python language. It serves as a tutorial or guide to the Python language for a beginner audience.
Building Skills in Python
This 47 chapter book will help you build Python programming skills through a series of exercises. It includes six projects from straightforward to sophisticated that will help solidify your Python skills.
Data Structures and Algorithms with Object-Oriented Design Patterns in Python
This book is about the fundamentals of data structures and algorithms - the basic elements from which large and complex software artifacts are built.
Dive into Python
Dive Into Python is a hands-on guide to the Python language. Each chapter starts with a real, complete code sample, proceeds to pick it apart and explain the pieces, and then puts it all back together in a summary at the end.
Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python
Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python teaches you computer programming in the Python programming language. Each chapter gives you the complete source code for a new game and teaches the programming concepts from these examples.
Learn Python the Hard Way, 2nd Edition
This simple book is meant to give you a first start in programming.
Making Games with Python & Pygame
This book teaches you how to make graphical computer games in the Python programming language using the Pygame library. It is targeted at the intermediate programmer.
Natural Language Processing with Python
Natural Language Processing with Python - Analyzing Text with the Natural Language Toolkit offers a highly accessible introduction to natural language processing, the field that supports a variety of language technologies, from predictive text and email filtering to automatic summarization and translation. Learn how to write Python programs that work with large collections of unstructured text. Access richly annotated datasets using a comprehensive range of linguistic data structures, and understand the main algorithms for analyzing the content and structure of written communication.
Problem Solving with Algorithms and Data Structures using Python
This textbook is designed to serve as a text for a first course on data structures and algorithms, typically taught as the second course in the computer science curriculum.
Programming Computer Vision with Python
This book gives a hands-on introduction to the underlying theory and algorithms of computer vision (images, videos, etc). It seeks to explain computer vision in simple terms, without becoming too embroiled in theory. You will learn techniques for object recognition, 3D reconstruction, stereo imaging, augmented reality, and other computer vision applications as you follow clear examples written in Python. There are complete code samples with accompanying explanations.
Python for you and me 0.2
This book is designed for newcomers to the Python programming language. It is released under the GNU Free Documentation License v1.2 or later.
Python Module of the Week
Python Module of the Week (PyMOTW) is a series of blog posts written by Doug Hellmann. It was started as a way to build the habit of writing something on a regular basis. The focus of the series is building a set of example code for the modules in the Python standard library.
This book describes Python, an open-source general-purpose interpreted programming language. It is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 license.
Snake Wrangling for Kids
Snake Wrangling for Kids is a printable electronic book, for children 8 years and older, who would like to learn computer programming. It covers the very basics of programming, and uses the Python 3 programming language to teach the concepts.
Text Processing in Python
Text Processing in Python describes techniques for manipulation of text using the Python programming language. At the broadest level, text processing is simply taking textual information and doing something with it. This might be restructuring or reformatting it, extracting smaller bits of information from it, or performing calculations that depend on the text.
The Art and Craft of Programming Python Edition
This book is designed to be used as the primary textbook in a college-level first course in computing. It takes a fairly traditional approach, emphasizing problem solving, design, and programming as the core skills of computer science. However, these ideas are illustrated using Python.
The Definitive Guide to Pylons
The Definitive Guide to Pylons teaches you everything you need to know about web development with Pylons - from how to create your first "Hello World!" application to how to use each of Pylons? core tools including FormEncode, Mako, SQLAlchemy, and Routes to how to perform more advanced tasks such as testing, using Unicode, internationalizing your application, authenticating users, and more.
The Standard Python Library
The Standard Python Library is a guide for serious Python programmers. It offers accurate, author-tested documentation of all the modules in the Python 2.0 Library, together with over 300 annotated example scripts using the modules.
This book is about data structures and algorithms, intermediate programming in Python, computational modeling and the philosophy of science.