Python Programming for the Absolute Beginner, 3rd Edition 3rd Edition

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  • Perfect for the beginning programmer who wants to learn Python--a powerful, flexible, and concise programming language.

  • Each new concept is taught using a simple example program, and an end-of-chapter project ties together all of the concepts learned.

  • Each end-of-chapter project is game-based, making programming fun and accessible.

  • The accompanying website contains all of the software needed to write and run the programs in the book.

About the Author

Michael Dawson has worked as both a programmer and a computer game designer and producer. In addition to real-world game industry experience, Dawson earned his bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California. He currently teaches game programming and design to students of all ages through UCLA Extension courses and private lessons. Visit his Web site at www.programgames.com to learn more or to get support for any of his books.

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2.0 out of 5 stars First few chapters are fine but moving through them one by one
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5.0 out of 5 stars This is the best programming book you would ever buy
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great python book for beginners
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5.0 out of 5 stars easy book to follow and work through.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A great book for the new comer in the Python language.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Very clear, perhaps a little long winded.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Got me into programming
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