Practical Programming: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Python, Volume 10
Pragmatic Bookshelf, 2009 - Computers - 363 pages
Welcome to computer science in the 21st century. Did you ever wonder how computers represent DNA? How they can download a web page containing population data and analyze it to spot trends? Or how they can change the colors in a color photograph? If so, this book is for you. By the time you're done, you'll know how to do all of that and a lot more. And Python makes it easy and fun.
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Review: Practical Programming: An Introduction to Computer Science Using PythonUser Review - Joe - Goodreads
Mostly useful as a quick Python syntax reference, and as a good source for real-world practice problems ("Sort the DNA strings in a list" and "emulate traffic patterns in a grid with variables for ... Read full review
Review: Practical Programming: An Introduction to Computer Science Using PythonUser Review - Tanner Welsh - Goodreads
Well structured overview of essential programming concepts and common logic. A good primer for anyone interested in learning to code, especially in Python. Most of the chapters cover topics that are applicable to other high-level languages, but there are some Python-specific parts as well. Read full review