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Books and reviews



Free online books


quick and simple intro using Python shell. Use just Chapter 2. Programming Fundamentals and Python, rest is for language processing.


Python for Absolute Beginners in 3 afternoons. Use PDF files with notes (said by presenters while showing the slide).


non-programmer tutorial - simple and good


A Byte of Python - by swaroop


Learning to Program - by Alan Gauld. Compares Python, Javascript, and VBasic (so you can appreciate how your life is easier in Python). You can buy it as paper book too.


Programming for non-programmers - also Build skills in Python and ... in OOP


Thinking in Python - by Bruce Eckel, world-known expert, whose book "Thinking in Java" has 4 editions. BTW he prefers Python now :-) (suggeted by nanotube - thanks(


Good Paper Books

Python Pocket Reference - best spent $10 on a must-have book


Learning Python - 2nd edition


Python Programming: An Introduction to Computer Science used in MIT


Guides, cheat-sheets

Python Quick reference - 25 pages PDF




Program samples

15 simple programs

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