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Head First Programming: A Learner's Guide to Programming Using the Python Language (Head First Series)

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Looking for a reliable way to learn how to program on your own, without being overwhelmed by confusing concepts? Head First Programming introduces the core concepts of writing computer programs -- variables, decisions, loops, functions, and objects -- which apply regardless of the programming language. This book offers concrete examples and exercises in the dynamic and ver ...more
Paperback, 442 pages
Published December 4th 2009 by O'Reilly Media (first published 2009)
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Alejandro Teruel
Jan 12, 2015 Alejandro Teruel rated it really liked it
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A breezy and irreverent introduction to programming in Python, very much in the distinctive Head First style -unabashed puns meet Dorling Kindersly for some joyful, hip and wacky edutainment.

Even though I would not recommend the book as a textbook for CS majors, because I think that in its relentless drive to be entertaining, its more serious asides dont strike deep enough, it is very much a fun book to read and covers -as most Head First books deceptively manage to do- a lot of ground. The exam
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Erica
Apr 03, 2011 Erica rated it really liked it
Great book for beginners - not boring nor dry, and gets some basic concepts through in a practical and interesting way. It's a soft introduction to programming and best appreciated by someone new to programming. I actually stopped reading it not because I didn't enjoy it anymore but because I've got so many other programming books to read and am not a beginner.
Joshua
Mar 05, 2013 Joshua rated it liked it
quirky, won't suit everyone but I enjoyed it none the less.
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Good introduction to Python for newbies to programming
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A good introduction to programming.
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