Fundamentals of Python: First Programs

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Cengage Learning, Mar 22, 2011 - Computers - 510 pages
In FUNDAMENTALS OF PYTHON: FIRST PROGRAMS, respected author Kenneth A. Lambert presents all of the important topics for a CS1 course while preparing your students to study additional languages. The book uses the Python programming language, which is both easy to learn for beginners and scales well to advanced applications. Lambert's back-to-basics approach will be engaging for your students looking for relevance of the concepts and applications from the text to the real world.
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Contents

Preface
Introduction
Software Development Data Types and Expressions
Control Statements
Strings and Text Files
Lists and Dictionaries
Design with Functions
Simple Graphics and Image Processing
Graphical User Interfaces
MultiThreading Networks and ClientServer Programming
Python Resources
Installing the Images Library
The API for Image Processing
Transition from Python to Java and C++
Glossary
Index

Design with Classes

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2011)

Kenneth A. Lambert is a Professor of Computer Science at Washington and Lee University. He has taught courses in almost every subject area of computer science and has published several textbooks in introductory programming and data structures in C++, Java, and Python. He is the co-creator of the BreezySwing framework and is the creator of the breezypythongui framework.

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