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Main Title Python crash course : a hands-on, project-based introduction to programming /
Author Matthes, Eric,
Publisher No Starch Press,
Year Published 2016
OCLC Number 892459804
ISBN 9781593276034; 1593276036
Subjects Python (Computer program language)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  QA76.73.P98M38 2016 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 10/12/2017 STATUS
Collation xxxii, 525 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Contents Notes
"A project-based introduction to programming in Python, with exercises. Covers general programming concepts, Python fundamentals, and problem solving. Includes three projects - how to create a simple video game, use data visualization techniques to make graphs and charts, and build an interactive web application"-- Basics. Getting started ; Variables and simple data types ; Introducing lists ; Working with lists ; If statements ; Dictionaries ; User input and while loops ; Functions ; Classes ; Files and exceptions ; Testing your code -- Projects. Project 1, Alien invasion. A ship that fires bullets ; Aliens! ; Scoring -- Project 2, Data visualization. Generating data ; Downloading data ; Working with APIs -- Project 3, Web applications. Getting started with Django ; User accounts ; Styling and deploying an app -- Afterword. A. Installing Python -- B. Text editors -- C. Getting help -- D. Using Git for version control.