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Automate The Boring Stuff With Python, 2nd Edition: Practical Programming for Total Beginners Paperback – Illustrated, 12 November 2019

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  • Paperback : 500 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1593279922
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1593279929
  • Language: : English
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Praise for the first edition of Automate the Boring Stuff with Python:

The best part of programming is the triumph of seeing the machine do something useful. Automate the Boring Stuff with Python frames all of programming as these small triumphs; it makes the boring fun."
--Hilary Mason, Founder of Fast Forward Labs and Data Scientist in Residence at Accel

"Do you need Automate the Boring Stuff with Python? Yes, if you want to enhance your workflow by using automation, this is an excellent place to start. Highly recommended."
--Network World

"Valuable to have on your shelf...an extremely useful book."
--Kids, Code, and Computer Science Magazine

Automate the Boring Stuff with Python is perfect for anyone who has menial tasks they don't want to spend hours doing.
--GeekMom

Whether you prefer working through a book, or learning by watching, or both together, Automate the Boring Stuff will have you productive in Python in no time.
--Serdar Yegulalp, InfoWorld

If you seriously want to know how much Python helps with automation, my favorite place is the Automate Boring Stuff with Python book, a simply awesome book.
--Javin Paul, Hacker Noon

About the Author

Al Sweigart is a professional software developer who teaches programming to kids and adults. Sweigart has written several bestselling programming books for beginners, including Automate the Boring Stuff with Python, Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python, Cracking Codes with Python, and Coding with Minecraft (all from No Starch Press).

Python for Kids Python Crash Course Automate the Boring Stuff with Python Python Flash Cards Impractical Python Projects Serious Python
Python for Kids by Jason Briggs Python Crash Course 2nd edition by Eric Matthes Automate the Boring Stuff 2nd edition by Al Sweigart Python Flash Cards by Eric Matthes Impractical Python Projects by Lee Vaughan Serious Python by Julien Danjou
User experience level Beginner Beginner Beginner Beginner to Intermediate Intermediate Intermediate
For readers who want A gentle, kid-friendly introduction to Python A fast-paced, thorough introduction to Python A practical guide to using Python for automating tedious tasks A quick and easy way to review Python fundamentals, vocabulary, syntax and more Fun, entertaining projects to take your Python skills to the next level Expert, practical advice and tutorials to perfect your professional Python skills
Compatible with Python version Python 3 Python 3 Python 3 Python 3 Python 3 Python 2 & 3
Special features Kid-friendly, full-color code and illustrations Covers Django, matplotlib and plotly, and pygame Covers working with files en masse, automating emails and texts, scraping the web, and more Flash card format; includes exercises and challenges to test and hone your skills Covers modules like pygame, Pylint, pydocstyle, tkinter, python-docx, matplotlib, and pillow Covers powerful techniques like using generators, handling time zones, and applying functional programming
Page count 344 pages 544 pages 592 pages 101 cards 424 pages 240 pages

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Levi Gonzales
5.0 out of 5 stars Really made for total beginners but can be used by seasoned developers as well
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3.0 out of 5 stars Decent book, but the online examples don’t seem to work
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