Python for everybody : exploring data using Python 3 / Charles R. Severance.Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI : Charles Severance, 2016Edition: First complete Python 3.0 versionDescription: xii, 229 pages : illustrations ; 26 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781530051120; 1530051126Other title: Exploring data using Python 3Subject(s): Python (Computer program language) | Python (Computer program language) | Python 3.0Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works. | Instructional and educational works.LOC classification: QA76.73.P98 | S48 2016Online resources: Click here to access online | Course materials
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"This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License"--Title page verso.
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"Designed to teach people to program even if they have no prior experience. ... Designed to introduce students to programming and software development through the lens of exploring data. You can think of the Python programming language as your tool to solve data problems that are beyond the capability of a spreadsheet. Python is an easy to use and easy to learn programming language that is freely available on Macintosh, Windows, or Linux computers"--Back cover.
Why should you learn to write programs? -- Variables, expressions, and statements -- Conditional execution -- Functions -- Iteration -- Strings -- Files -- Lists -- Dictionaries -- Tuples -- Regular expressions -- Networked programs -- Using web services -- Object-oriented programming -- Using databases and SQL -- Visualizing data.