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Using the proven formula that has turned several Head First titles into bestsellers, Head First Python is a complete learning experience for the Python language, designed for users with limited previous experience with general programming concepts in another language. Starting with lists and basic data structures, the second edition is updated to handle the rapidly developing world of big data. More emphasis is also placed on the best use of object-oriented programming in Python, and the book also introduces advanced language features like Decorators, Generators and Context Managers. It wraps up with state-of-the-art mobile programming and Python for the cloud.
Are you keen to add Python to your programming skills? Learn quickly and have some fun at the same time with Head First Python. This updated book takes you beyond typical how-to manuals with engaging images, puzzles, stories, and quizzes that are proven to stimulate learning and retention. You'll not only learn how Python differs from other programming languages and how it's similar, you'll learn how to be a great programmer.
- Understand Python's unique method of dynamically storing data
- Build Python-enabled web servers and web applications
- Write mobile apps on the Android platform
- Build GUI-based programs with Python's handy code library
- Write Python scripts to automate tasks on your favorite applications
We think your time is too valuable to waste struggling with new concepts. Using the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory to craft a multisensory learning experience, Head First Python uses a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works, not a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep
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Page Count (est.): 550
Pub Date: 7/22/2013