a Ph.D. in information science and technology from Drexel University. The authors supply the tools needed for students to learn that programming is a natural, satisfying, and creative experience. 1-Click ordering is not available for this item. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. An excellent introduction to the language, aimed at people who have never programmed before as much as those transferring from another language. *Interesting examples. However, these ideas are illustrated using a non-traditional language, namely Python. Online courses, other books, etc. Princeton University’s Robert Sedgewick, Kevin Wayne, and Robert Dondero have crafted an accessible, interdisciplinary introduction to programming in Python that emphasizes important and engaging applications, not toy problems. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 9 September 2014. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. It takes a fairly traditional approach, emphasizing problem solving, design, and programming as the core skills of computer science. This book is designed to be used as the primary textbook in a college-level first course in computing. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. There seemed to be no use in waiting by the little door, so she went back to the table, half hoping she might find another key on it, or at any rate a book of rules for shutting people up like telescopes: this time she found a little bottle on it, ('which certainly was not here before,' said Alice,) and round the neck of the bottle was a paper label, with the words 'DRINK ME' beautifully printed on it in large letters. 2015). It takes a fairly traditional approach, emphasizing problem solving, design, and programming as the core skills of computer science. In some places, I have purposely avoided certain Python features and idioms that are not generally found in other languages. Introduction to Programming in Python: An Interdisciplinary Approach. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. This is the second edition of John Zelle's Python Programming, updated for Python 3. This example-driven guide focuses on Python’s most useful features and brings programming to life for every student in the sciences, engineering, and computer science. It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. Unable to add item to List. or the other books are dry lists of functions without easily understandable examples that are hard to focus on, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 15 November 2017. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Python is an ideal first programming language, and Introduction to Programming in Python is the best guide to learning it. An extensive amount of supplementary information is available at introcs.cs.princeton.edu/python. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Drawing on their extensive classroom experience, the authors provide Q&As, exercises, and opportunities for creative practice throughout. © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Please try your request again later. He has held visiting research positions at several advanced research laboratories and serves on the Adobe Systems board. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. This is the second edition of John Zelle's Python Programming, updated for Python 3. Princeton University’s Robert Sedgewick, Kevin Wayne, and Robert Dondero have crafted an accessible, interdisciplinary introduction to programming in Python that emphasizes important and engaging applications, not toy problems. I've tried many, many times to learn programming before. There are 0 reviews and 1 rating from United Kingdom. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. Python Programming An Introduction to Computer Science 3rd Revised edition, Python Programming: An Introduction to Computer Science, Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra). *Extensive end-of-chapter problems. There are already many good books about Python on the market; this book is intended as an introduction to computing. Kevin Wayne is the Phillip Y. Goldman senior lecturer in computer science at Princeton University, where he has taught since 1998. *Flexible spiral coverage. We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. This is the second edition of John Zelle's Python Programming, updated for Python 3. He is also the coauthor (with Kevin Wayne) of Introduction to Programming in Java and Algorithms, Fourth Edition (both from Addison-Wesley). Please try your request again later. Try again. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Although Python is used as the language, teaching Python is not the main point of this book. Robert Sedgewick is the William O. Baker professor of computer science at Princeton University. 1-Click ordering is not available for this item. Try again. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 26 November 2012. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Something went wrong. Probably the only Python book you'll need. However, these ideas are illustrated using a non-traditional language, namely Python. It has information about binary and number bases. He is an ACM Distinguished Educator and holds a Ph.D. in operations research and industrial engineering, Robert Dondero is a lecturer in computer science at Princeton University. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. It takes a fairly traditional approach, emphasizing problem solving, design, and programming as the core skills of computer science. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. This book is designed to be used as the primary textbook in a college-level first course in computing. Please try again. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences.