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Python crash course : a hands-on, project-based introduction to programming

Author: Eric Matthes
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : No Starch Press, [2016] ©2016
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"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"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Matthes, Eric, 1972-
Python crash course.
San Francisco, CA : No Starch Press, Inc., [2016]
(DLC) 2015018135
(OCoLC)892459804
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Matthes
ISBN: 9781593276034 1593276036 9781593277390 1593277393
OCLC Number: 932304495
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Eric Matthes.

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