Murach's Python Programming (2nd Edition)

by: Joel Murach (0)

If you want to learn how to program but don't know where to start, this is the right book and the right language for you. From the first page, our self-paced approach will help you build competence and confidence in your programming skills. And Python is the best language ever for learning how to program because of its simplicity and breadth…two features that are hard to find in a single language.

But this isn't just a book for beginners! Our self-paced approach also works for experienced programmers, helping you learn Python faster and better than you've ever learned a language before. By the time you're through, you will have mastered the key Python skills that are needed on the job, including those for object-oriented, database, and GUI programming.

To make all of this possible, section 1 presents an 8-chapter course that will get anyone off to a great start with Python. Section 2 builds on that base by presenting the other essential skills that every Python programmer should have. Section 3 shows you how to develop object-oriented programs, a critical skillset in today's world. And section 4 shows you how to apply all of the skills that you've already learned as you build database and GUI programs for the real world.

The Reviews

I just got this book, Very thorough indeed!! The structuring of the particulars of python language, seems conveyed very orderly (in comparison to O‘Reilly introducing python that I have (great book, but it DOES NOT explain for example how to work with I/O files). Which logically is imperative for a whole and complete computation with a hosting computer (pc/Mac or Linux) connected to Hardware such as an SBC, MCU, and their I/O’s and so it does seem like it will be a technical fulfillment to read. I would in fact recommend this book based on its eloquently logical structuring conveyed in a clear comprehensible manor.

Forget about writing it for people who don't know Python, this book is written for people who don't know programming. Hundreds of pages of the most simplistic and obvious examples without any variations, depth or insight. It's also very expensive for something where there are plenty of free on-line tutorials that cover all these topics in much more depth. For this price (and 600 pages) I expected brilliance, instead you get pre-school spoon-feeding.

Originally the professor I a college recommend this book to me.

This kindle edition is made of scanned images the physical book. It is not OCR'ed, is not searchable, and is blurry. The whole book looks like the attached image.This book is the required reading for the class I am taking, otherwise I would ask for a refund.Note, this cannot be loaded on a Kindle eReader, but to be fair, the website said as much before I purchased it.The content of the book is fine. I'm learning the material, but I'm not happy about reading blurry text.

This book is an excellent resource for those who want to learn Python programming from scratch!Content is very well organized.For those who bought at least one book from Murach Publishing will be very easy to navigate through this book and find what they are looking for.It's a very good technical and training material!Very good code examples and exercises!

It was clean and in very good condition, the knowledge inside was way more helpful than most python learning book because the book in into program design as well

Bought for an employee, she thinks it is a good reference book.

Have lots of books on python, but this tome is high on my list. There is not much chatter here but no compromise on the vivid presentation of the Python programming subject. Clear examples are orderly presented with clarity and with concise language. You are not left wondering what the author. meant. Care was taken not to skimp on examples. Again, this is not the typical easy read. This book is jammed packed with valuable lessons and the best way to approach it is with an overview of a chapter and then study its full content in detail. Just after one chapter you will smile and realize how thorough the subject is covered. Because it is so rich in substance it will serve well as a reference book. Nothing like a thorough and well laid out book on a subject you want to learn. I highly recommended to any serious student

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