Learn Python the Hard Way, 5th Edition (PDF)

Learn Python the Hard Way, 5th Edition (PDF)

English | ISBN: 0138270570 | 2024 | True PDF | 352 pages | 3 MB

Zed A. Shaw, "Learn Python the Hard Way, 5th Edition"

You Will Learn Python!

Zed Shaw has created the world's most reliable system for learning Python. Follow it and you will succeed–just like the millions of beginners Zed has taught to date! You bring the discipline, persistence, and attention; the author supplies the masterful knowledge you need to succeed.

In Learn Python the Hard Way, Fifth Edition, you'll learn Python by working through 60 lovingly crafted exercises. Read them. Type in the code. Run it. Fix your mistakes. Repeat. As you do, you'll learn how a computer works, how to solve problems, and how to enjoy programming . . . even when it's driving you crazy.

Install a complete Python environment
Organize and write code
Fix and break code
Basic mathematics
Strings and text
Interact with users
Work with files
Looping and logic
Object-oriented programming
Data structures using lists and dictionaries
Modules, classes, and objects
Python packaging
Automated testing
Basic SQL for Data Science
Web scraping
Fixing bad data (munging)
The "Data" part of "Data Science"
It'll be frustrating at first. But if you keep trying, you'll get it–and it'll feel amazing! This course will reward you for every minute you put into it. Soon, you'll know one of the world's most powerful, popular programming languages. You'll be a Python programmer.

This Book Is Perfect For

Total beginners with zero programming experience
Junior developers who know one or two languages
Returning professionals who haven't written code in years
Aspiring Data Scientists or academics who need to learn to code
Seasoned professionals looking for a fast, simple crash course in Python for Data Science
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