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Guide to Programming with Python

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ISBN-10: 1423901126

ISBN-13: 9781423901129

Edition: 2008

Authors: Michael Dawson

List price: $176.95
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Python Programming is unique and fun because of its approach: the reader learns to program through writing game programs. While it?s enjoyable and engaging, the book covers plenty of fundamental computer science concepts and vocabulary. Topics include variables, memory, branching, loops, data structures, functions, file handling, exceptions, object-oriented programming, GUI programming, multimedia programming, and program planning. Even with all the power it offers to industry, Python is perfect for beginners. It has clear, simple syntax and is robust yet concise. Python Programming is the most fun way to learn the basics of programming using an easy-to-learn but powerful industry-standard…    
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Book details

List price: $176.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 3/13/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Introduction
Getting Started: The Game Over Program
Types, Variables, and Simple I/O: The Useless Trivia Program
Branching, while Loops, and Program Planning: The Guess My Number Game
for Loops, Strings, and Tuples: The Word Jumble Game
Lists and Dictionaries: The Hangman Game
Functions: Tic-Tac-Toe
Files and Exceptions: The Trivia Challenge Game
Software Objects: The Critter Caretaker Program
Object-Oriented Programming: The Blackjack Game
GUI Development: The Mad Lib Program
Graphics: The Pizza Panic Game
Sound, Animation, and Program Development: The Astrocrash Game
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