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Practical programming : an introduction to computer science using Python 3.6 / Paul Gries, Jennifer Campbell, Jason Montojo ; edited by Tammy Coron.

Author/Creator:
Gries, Paul, author.
Publication:
Raleigh, North Carolina : The Pragmatic Bookshelf, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (394 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Edition:
Third edition.
Series:
Pragmatic programmers.
The Pragmatic Programmers
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Other Title:
Introduction to computer science using Python 3.6
Subjects:
Python (Computer program language).
Computer programming.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
System Details:
text file
Summary:
Classroom-tested by tens of thousands of students, this new edition of the bestselling intro to programming book is for anyone who wants to understand computer science. Learn about design, algorithms, testing, and debugging. Discover the fundamentals of programming with Python 3.6--a language that's used in millions of devices. Write programs to solve real-world problems, and come away with everything you need to produce quality code. This edition has been updated to use the new language features in Python 3.6. No programming experience required! Incremental examples show you the steps and missteps that happen while developing programs, so you know what to expect when you tackle a problem on your own. Inspired by "How to Design Programs" (HtDP), discover a five-step recipe for designing functions, which helps you learn the concepts--and becomes an integral part of writing programs. In this detailed introduction to Python and to computer programming, find out exactly what happens when your programs are executed. Work with numbers, text, big data sets, and files using real-world examples. Create and use your own data types. Make your programs reliable, work with databases, download data from the web automatically, and build user interfaces. As you use the fundamental programming tools in this book, you'll see how to document and organize your code so that you and other programmers can more easily read and understand it. This new edition takes advantage of Python 3.6's new features, including type annotations on parameters, return types and variable declarations, and changes to string formatting. Most importantly, you'll learn how to think like a professional programmer. What You Need: You'll need to download Python 3.6, available from https://python.org.With that download comes IDLE, the editor we use for writing andrunning Python programs. (If you use Linux, you may need to installPython 3.6 and IDLE separately.)
Notes:
Place of publication from publisher's website.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBC, viewed March 14, 2018).
Contributor:
Campbell, Jennifer, author.
Montojo, Jason, author.
Coron, Tammy, editor.
ISBN:
1-68050-303-0
1-68050-413-4
1-68050-412-6
1-68050-268-9