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Starting out with Python, 5th edition

  • Tony Gaddis
MyLab Programming with Pearson eText -- Instant Access -- for Starting out with Python

ISBN-13:  9780136661573

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A clear and student-friendly introduction to the fundamentals of Python
In Starting Out with Python®, 5th Edition, Tony Gaddis’ accessible coverage introduces students to the basics of programming in a high level language. Python, an easy-to-learn and increasingly popular object-oriented language, allows readers to become comfortable with the fundamentals of programming without the troublesome syntax that can be challenging for novices. With the knowledge acquired using Python, students gain confidence in their skills and learn to recognize the logic behind developing high-quality programs. Starting Out with Python discusses control structures, functions, and lists before classes. As with all Gaddis texts, clear and easy-to-read code listings, concise and practical real-world examples, focused explanations, and an abundance of exercises appear in every chapter. Updates to the 5th Edition include a new chapter on database programming, and new coverage of GUI programming, string processing and formatting, and turtle graphics topics.

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction to Computers and Programming
  2. Input, Processing, and Output  
  3. Decision Structures and Boolean Logic  
  4. Repetition Structures  
  5. Functions  
  6. Files and Exceptions  
  7. Lists and Tuples  
  8. More About Strings  
  9. Dictionaries and Sets  
  10. Classes and Object-Oriented Programming
  11. Inheritance  
  12. Recursion  
  13. GUI Programming  
  14. Database Programming  
Appendix A: Installing Python  
Appendix B: Introduction to IDLE  
Appendix C: The ASCII Character Set  
Appendix D: Predefined Named Colors  
Appendix E: More About the import Statement  
Appendix F: Formatting Numeric Output with the format() Function  
Appendix G: Installing Modules with the pip Utility  
Appendix H: Answers to Checkpoints  

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Published by Pearson (June 26th 2020) - Copyright © 2021