Python Programming in Context, 3rd Edition

Python Programming in Context, 3rd Edition

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 498 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 3rd edition (October 15, 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1284175553
  • ISBN-13: 978-1284175554

eBook Description:

Python Programming in Context, 3rd Edition

Python Programming in Context, Third Edition provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to Python fundamentals. Updated with Python 3.8, the new Python Programming in Context, 3rd Edition offers a thorough overview of multiple applied areas, including image processing, cryptography, astronomy, the Internet, and bioinformatics. Taking an active learning approach, each chapter starts with a comprehensive real-world project that teaches core design techniques and Python programming to immediately engage students. An ideal first language for learners entering the rapidly expanding fields of computer science, data science, and scientific programming, Python gives students a solid platform of key problem-solving skills that translate easily across programming languages.

Features and Benefits

  • NEW full color design implemented to better emphasize code samples’ syntax
  • Completely UPDATED with the most up-to-date version of Python 3.8
  • NEW examples have been added for reading and processing data from the Internet in JSON and CSV formats
  • Recap boxes summarize important points
  • Heads Up boxes alert students to possible pitfalls and provide techniques for avoiding errors
  • Variable and function names now follow a standard camel-case scheme

The Third Edition’s emphasis on problem-solving, extrapolation, and the development of independent exploration and solution-building provides students with a unique and innovative approach to learning programming. While students solve problems of general interest, language elements are introduced with deliberate and incremental exposure to the fundamentals. Python Programming in Context, Third Edition is the ideal introductory text for those learning the Python language.


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