Learn Python the Hard Way: A Very Simple Introduction to the Terrifyingly Beautiful World of Computers and Code
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Learn Python the Hard Way: A Very Simple Introduction to the Terrifyingly Beautiful World of Computers and Code

Learn Python the Hard Way: A Very Simple Introduction to the Terrifyingly Beautiful World of Computers and Code

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You Will Learn Python!


Zed Shaw has perfected the world's best system for learning Python. Follow it and you will succeed-just like the hundreds of thousands of beginners Zed has taught to date! You bring the discipline, commitment, and persistence; the author supplies everything else.


In Learn Python the Hard Way, Third Edition, you'll learn Python by working through 52 brilliantly crafted exercises. Read them. Type their code precisely. (No copying and pasting!) Fix your mistakes. Watch the programs run. As you do, you'll learn how software works; what good programs look like; how to read, write, and think about code; and how to find and fix your mistakes using tricks professional programmers use. Most importantly, you'll learn the following, which you need to start writing excellent Python software of your own:

  • Installing a complete Python environment
  • Organizing and writing code
  • Basic mathematics
  • Variables
  • Strings and text
  • Interacting with users
  • Working with files
  • Looping and logic
  • Data structures using lists and dictionaries
  • Program design
  • Object-oriented programming
  • Inheritance and composition
  • Modules, classes, and objects
  • Python packaging
  • Debugging
  • Automated testing
  • Basic game development
  • Basic web development
It'll be hard at first. But soon, you'll just get it-and that will feel great!


This tutorial 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.


Watch Zed, too! The accompanying DVD contains 5+ hours of passionate, powerful teaching: a complete Python video course!
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Zed A. Shaw is the author of the popular online books Learn Python the Hard Way, Learn Ruby the Hard Way, and Learn C the Hard Way. He is also the creator of several open source software projects like Mongrel, Lamson, Mongrel2, and has been programming and writing for nearly 20 years.


Preface 1
Acknowledgments 1
The Hard Way Is Easier 1
Do Not Copy-Paste 2
A Note on Practice and Persistence 3
A Warning for the Smarties 3


Exercise 0: The Setup 6
Mac OSX 6
Windows 7
Linux 9
Warnings for Beginners 10


Exercise 1: A Good First Program 12
What You Should See 14
Study Drills 15
Common Student Questions 16


Exercise 2: Comments and Pound Characters 18
What You Should See 18
Study Drills 18
Common Student Questions 19


Exercise 3: Numbers and Math 20
What You Should See 21
Study Drills 21
Common Student Questions 22


Exercise 4: Variables and Names 24
What You Should See 25
Study Drills 25
Common Student Questions 25


Exercise 5: More Variables and Printing 28
What You Should See 28
Study Drills 29
Common Student Questions 29


Exercise 6: Strings and Text 30
What You Should See 31
Study Drills 31
Common Student Questions 31


Exercise 7: More Printing. 32
What You Should See 32
Study Drills 32
Common Student Questions 33


Exercise 8: Printing, Printing 34
What You Should See 34
Study Drills 34
Common Student Questions 34


Exercise 9: Printing, Printing, Printing 36
What You Should See 36
Study Drills 36
Common Student Questions 37


Exercise 10: What Was That? 38
What You Should See 39
Escape Sequences 39
Study Drills 40
Common Student Questions 40


Exercise 11: Asking Questions 42
What You Should See 42
Study Drills 43
Common Student Questions 43


Exercise 12: Prompting People 44
What You Should See 44
Study Drills 44
Common Student Questions 45


Exercise 13: Parameters, Unpacking, Variables 46
Hold Up! Features Have Another Name 46
What You Should See 47
Study Drills 48
Common Student Questions 48


Exercise 14: Prompting and Passing 50
What You Should See 50
Study Drills 51
Common Student Questions 51


Exercise 15: Reading Files 54
What You Should See 55
Study Drills 55
Common Student Questions 56


Exercise 16: Reading and Writing Files 58
What You Should See 59
Study Drills 59
Common Student Questions 60


Exercise 17: More Files 62
What You Should See 63
Study Drills 63
Common Student Questions 63


Exercise 18: Names, Variables, Code, Functions 66
What You Should See 67
Study Drills 68
Common Student Questions 68


Exercise 19: Functions a...