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Python For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-471-77864-6
Paperback
432 pages
September 2006
US $31.99 Add to Cart
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Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: Introducing Python.

Chapter 2: Getting Your Hands on the Keyboard: Using Help, Interactive Mode, and IDLE.

Chapter 3: Basic Elements and Syntax.

Chapter 4: Grand Tour of the Python Language.

Chapter 5: Working Like a Programmer.

Part II: Building Blocks.

Chapter 6: So This String Walks into a Bar.

Chapter 7: Counting Your Way to Fun and Profit.

Chapter 8: Processing Lists and Tuples.

Chapter 9: Diving into Dictionaries.

Part III: Structures.

Chapter 10: Staying in Control.

Chapter 11: Fun with Functions.

Chapter 12: Building Applications with Modules and Packages.

Chapter 13: Getting Classy.

Chapter 14: Introducing New-Style Classes.

Chapter 15: Feeling Exceptional.

Chapter 16: Tackling Some Advanced Features.

Part IV: Libraries.

Chapter 17: Using Python’s Primary Services.

Chapter 18: Processing Text.

Chapter 19: Digging into Disk Data.

Chapter 20: Accessing the Internet.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Critical Python Idioms.

Chapter 22: Ten Great Resources.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Getting and Installing Python.

Appendix B: Python Version Differences.

Index.

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