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By Yue Zhang

This publication introduces Python programming language and primary innovations in algorithms and computing. Its audience comprises scholars and engineers with very little heritage in programming, who have to grasp a realistic programming language and examine the fundamental pondering in laptop science/programming. the most contents come from lecture notes for engineering scholars from all disciplines. This publication introduces the underlying Python implementation of quantity, string, checklist, tuple, dict, functionality, classification, example and module gadgets in a constant and easy-to-understand method, making task, functionality definition, functionality name, mutability and binding environments comprehensible inside-out. through giving the abstraction of implementation mechanisms, this booklet builds a superior knowing of the Python programming language.

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