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Automate the boring stuff with python : practical programming for total beginners, by Al Sweigart

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Automate the boring stuff with python : practical programming for total beginners
Title
Automate the boring stuff with python
Title remainder
practical programming for total beginners
Statement of responsibility
by Al Sweigart
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Basic programming skills for total beginners
Cataloging source
UMI
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Sweigart, Albert
Dewey number
005.133
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76.73.P98
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • COMPUTERS / Languages / General
  • Python (Computer program language)
  • Computer programming
  • Computer programming
  • Python (Computer program language)
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Automate the boring stuff with python : practical programming for total beginners, by Al Sweigart
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • Place of publication taken from publisher's website
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • About the Author ; Brief Contents ; Contents in Detail ; Acknowledgments ; Introduction; Whom Is This Book For?; Conventions; What Is Programming?; What Is Python?; Programmers Don't Need to Know Much Math; Programming Is a Creative Activity; About This Book; Downloading and Installing Python; Starting IDLE; The Interactive Shell; How to Find Help; Asking Smart Programming Questions; Summary; Part I: Python Programming Basics; Chapter 1: Python Basics; Entering Expressions into the Interactive Shell; The Integer, Floating-Point, and String Data Types; String Concatenation and Replication
  • Storing Values in VariablesAssignment Statements; Variable Names; Your First Program; Dissecting Your Program; Comments; The print() Function; The input() Function; Printing the User's Name; The len() Function; The str(), int(), and float() Functions; Summary; Practice Questions; Chapter 2: Flow Control; Boolean Values; Comparison Operators; Boolean Operators; Binary Boolean Operators; The not Operator; Mixing Boolean and Comparison Operators; Elements of Flow Control; Conditions; Blocks of Code; Program Execution; Flow Control Statements; if Statements; else Statements; elif Statements
  • While Loop Statementsbreak Statements; continue Statements; for Loops and the range() Function; Importing Modules; from import Statements; Ending a Program Early with sys.exit(); Summary; Practice Questions; Chapter 3: Functions; def Statements with Parameters; Return Values and return Statements; The None Value; Keyword Arguments and print(); Local and Global Scope; Local Variables Cannot Be Used in the Global Scope; Local Scopes Cannot Use Variables in Other Local Scopes; Global Variables Can Be Read from a Local Scope; Local and Global Variables with the Same Name; The global Statement
  • Exception HandlingA Short Program: Guess the Number; Summary; Practice Questions; Practice Projects; The Collatz Sequence; Input Validation; Chapter 4: Lists; The List Data Type; Getting Individual Values in a List with Indexes; Negative Indexes; Getting Sublists with Slices; Getting a List's Length with len(); Changing Values in a List with Indexes; List Concatenation and List Replication; Removing Values from Lists with del Statements; Working with Lists; Using for Loops with Lists; The in and not in Operators; The Multiple Assignment Trick; Augmented Assignment Operators; Methods
  • Finding a Value in a List with the index() MethodAdding Values to Lists with the append() and insert() Methods; Removing Values from Lists with remove() ; Sorting the Values in a List with the sort() Method; Example Program: Magic 8 Ball with a List; List-like Types: Strings and Tuples; Mutable and Immutable Data Types; The Tuple Data Type; Converting Types with the list() and tuple() Functions; References; Passing References; The copy Module's copy() and deepcopy() Functions; Summary; Practice Questions; Practice Projects; Comma Code; Character Picture Grid
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ocn909425995
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781593276850
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • CL0500000593
  • 54D48A5A-969A-40B8-81AA-42794FFDF072
Label
Automate the boring stuff with python : practical programming for total beginners, by Al Sweigart
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • Place of publication taken from publisher's website
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • About the Author ; Brief Contents ; Contents in Detail ; Acknowledgments ; Introduction; Whom Is This Book For?; Conventions; What Is Programming?; What Is Python?; Programmers Don't Need to Know Much Math; Programming Is a Creative Activity; About This Book; Downloading and Installing Python; Starting IDLE; The Interactive Shell; How to Find Help; Asking Smart Programming Questions; Summary; Part I: Python Programming Basics; Chapter 1: Python Basics; Entering Expressions into the Interactive Shell; The Integer, Floating-Point, and String Data Types; String Concatenation and Replication
  • Storing Values in VariablesAssignment Statements; Variable Names; Your First Program; Dissecting Your Program; Comments; The print() Function; The input() Function; Printing the User's Name; The len() Function; The str(), int(), and float() Functions; Summary; Practice Questions; Chapter 2: Flow Control; Boolean Values; Comparison Operators; Boolean Operators; Binary Boolean Operators; The not Operator; Mixing Boolean and Comparison Operators; Elements of Flow Control; Conditions; Blocks of Code; Program Execution; Flow Control Statements; if Statements; else Statements; elif Statements
  • While Loop Statementsbreak Statements; continue Statements; for Loops and the range() Function; Importing Modules; from import Statements; Ending a Program Early with sys.exit(); Summary; Practice Questions; Chapter 3: Functions; def Statements with Parameters; Return Values and return Statements; The None Value; Keyword Arguments and print(); Local and Global Scope; Local Variables Cannot Be Used in the Global Scope; Local Scopes Cannot Use Variables in Other Local Scopes; Global Variables Can Be Read from a Local Scope; Local and Global Variables with the Same Name; The global Statement
  • Exception HandlingA Short Program: Guess the Number; Summary; Practice Questions; Practice Projects; The Collatz Sequence; Input Validation; Chapter 4: Lists; The List Data Type; Getting Individual Values in a List with Indexes; Negative Indexes; Getting Sublists with Slices; Getting a List's Length with len(); Changing Values in a List with Indexes; List Concatenation and List Replication; Removing Values from Lists with del Statements; Working with Lists; Using for Loops with Lists; The in and not in Operators; The Multiple Assignment Trick; Augmented Assignment Operators; Methods
  • Finding a Value in a List with the index() MethodAdding Values to Lists with the append() and insert() Methods; Removing Values from Lists with remove() ; Sorting the Values in a List with the sort() Method; Example Program: Magic 8 Ball with a List; List-like Types: Strings and Tuples; Mutable and Immutable Data Types; The Tuple Data Type; Converting Types with the list() and tuple() Functions; References; Passing References; The copy Module's copy() and deepcopy() Functions; Summary; Practice Questions; Practice Projects; Comma Code; Character Picture Grid
Control code
ocn909425995
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781593276850
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • CL0500000593
  • 54D48A5A-969A-40B8-81AA-42794FFDF072

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