Python How to Program
©2002 |Pearson | Out of print
Harvey M. Deitel
Paul J. Deitel, Deitel & Associates, Inc.
Jonathan P. Liperi, Deitel & Associates, Inc., Deitel & Associates, Inc.
Ben Wiedermann, Deitel & Associates, Inc.
©2002 |Pearson | Out of print
For Python programming courses or Web programming courses focusing on Python programming found in departments of Computer Science, CIS, MIS, IT, Business, Engineering and Continuing Education.
An exciting addition to the How to Program series, Python How to Program provides a comprehensive introduction to this powerful object-oriented programming language, which has clear syntax and the ability to bring together several technologies quickly and easily. Python How to Program covers introductory programming techniques as well as more advanced topics such as graphical user interfaces, databases, wireless Internet programming, networking and multimedia. Students will learn principles that are applicable to both systems development and Web programming.
NOTE: 2 Volume Set
Enables students to confirm that programs run as expected. Students can also manipulate the code from the book's Companion Website and the authors' website (www.deitel.com).
Provides hundreds of valuable programming tips and facilitates learning.
Students can apply what they've learned in each chapter.
Illustrates the more complex real-world examples.
Helps students better understand the book's hundreds of programs.
Discusses the methods that the World Wide Web Consortium provides in its Web Accessibility Initiative for making a Web site accessible to people with disabilities.
Provides extra hands-on experience and study aids for a minimal additional cost. Includes many hours of detailed, expert audio walkthroughs of the book's hundreds of live-code examples; post-assessment exams with hundreds of short-answer questions (all with answers), hundreds of self-review exercises drawn from the text all with answers), hundreds of programming exercises from the main text (these exercises don't have answers in the main text, but half of these exercises have answers in the Complete Training Course); hundreds of tips that are marked with icons and show how to write Python code that's portable, reusable, and optimized for performance; and full-text searching and hyperlinking.
Each How to Program text can be ordered as a Complete Training Course package, containing the main text and the corresponding Cyber Classroom—an interactive, multimedia, tutorial version of the book. The Complete Training Courses are a great value, giving students extra hands-on experience and study aids for a minimal additional cost.
Each Complete Training Course is compatible with Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT and Windows 2000 and includes the following features:
Practice exams that offer students hundreds of short-answer test questions and answers.
Hundreds of self-review questions that are drawn from the text, all with answers.
Hundreds of programming exercises that are drawn from the text, half with answers (the main text does not provide any answers to these exercises).
We offer the Complete Training Courses in a Web-based format. When professors order the Web-based version of a Complete Training Course, their students receive the corresponding How to Program book packaged with a URL and password that gives them six months of access to the Cyber Classroom software via the Web.
(NOTE: Each chapter begins with an Introduction.)
1. Introduction to Computers, Internet and World Wide Web.
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Dr. Harvey M. Deitel, CEO and Chairman of Deitel & Associates, Inc., has 41 years experience in the computing field, including extensive industry and academic experience. Dr. Deitel earned B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from Boston University. He worked on the pioneering virtual-memory operating-systems projects at IBM and MIT that developed techniques now widely implemented in systems such as UNIX, Linux and Windows NT. He has 20 years of college teaching experience, including earning tenure and serving as the Chairman of the Computer Science Department at Boston College before founding Deitel & Associates, Inc., with his son, Paul J. Deitel. He is the author or co-author with Paul Deitel of several dozen books and multimedia packages and is writing many more. With translations published in Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, French, Polish, Italian and Portuguese, Dr. Deitel's texts have earned international recognition. Dr. Deitel has delivered hundreds of professional seminars to major corporations, government organizations and various branches of the military.
Paul J. Deitel, Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of Deitel & Associates, Inc., is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management, where he studied Information Technology. Through Deitel & Associates, Inc., he has delivered Java, C, C++ and Internet and World Wide Web courses to industry clients including Compaq, Sun Microsystems, White Sands Missile Range, Rogue Wave Software, Boeing, Dell, Stratus, Fidelity, Cambridge Technology Partners, Open Environment Corporation, One Wave, Hyperion Software, Lucent Technologies, Adra Systems, Entergy, CableData Systems, NASA at the Kennedy Space Center, the National Severe Storm Laboratory, IBM and many other organizations. He has lectured on C++ and Java for the Boston Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery and has taught satellite-based Java courses through a cooperative venture of Deitel & Associates, Inc., Prentice Hall and the Technology Education Network. He and his father, Dr. Harvey M. Deitel, are the world's best-selling Computer Science textbook authors.
Jonathan Liperi is a senior at Boston University where he has been accepted into the Computer Science department's BA/MA program. He will earn his Master's degree in Computer Science in May 2003. His coursework has included advanced algorithms, queueing theory, computer architecture, computer networks, artificial intelligence, computer graphics, database systems, software engineering and various programming courses (C, C++, Python and Java).
Ben Wiedermann graduated from Boston University magna cum laude with a degree in Computer Science and a minor in Theater Arts. Ben plans to pursue post-graduate work in programming-language theory. Other Deitel publications to which he has contributed include Java How to Program, Fourth Edition; C++ How to Program, Third Edition; Perl How to Program; Internet and World Wide Web How to Program, Second Edition; XML How to Program; e-Business & e-Commerce How to Program and C How to Program, Third Edition.
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