Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. He is also the coauthor (with Kevin Wayne) of Introduction to Programming in Java and Algorithms, Fourth Edition (both from Addison-Wesley). Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. This book is designed to be used as the primary textbook in a college-level first course in computing. Unable to add item to List. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 9 September 2014. Online courses, other books, etc. Unable to add item to List. Rather, Python is used to illustrate fundamental principles of design and programming that apply in any language or computing environment. Features include the following: *Extensive use of computer graphics. Probably the only Python book you'll need. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Please try again. Kevin Wayne is the Phillip Y. Goldman senior lecturer in computer science at Princeton University, where he has taught since 1998. Please try your request again later. © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Introduction to Programming in Python: An Interdisciplinary Approach. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits. He has held visiting research positions at several advanced research laboratories and serves on the Adobe Systems board. He has taught there since 2001, earning eight excellence in engineering education awards, and a lifetime achievement award for excellence in teaching. Please try again. Something went wrong. I've tried many, many times to learn programming before. In some places, I have purposely avoided certain Python features and idioms that are not generally found in other languages. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 26 November 2012. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 3 September 2016, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 30 November 2012. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. 2015). It takes a fairly traditional approach, emphasizing problem solving, design, and programming as the core skills of computer science. Basic elements of programming: variables, assignment statements, built-in data types, conditionals, loops, arrays, and I/O, including graphics and sound, Functions, modules, and libraries: organizing programs into components that can be independently debugged, maintained, and reused, Object-oriented programming and data abstraction: objects, modularity, encapsulation, and more, Algorithms and data structures: sort/search algorithms, stacks, queues, and symbol tables, Examples from applied math, physics, chemistry, biology, and computer science―all compatible with Python 2 and 3, Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python: With Application to Understanding Data (The MIT Press), Python Crash Course (2nd Edition): A Hands-On, Project-Based Introduction to Programming, Algorithms Illuminated: Part 1: The Basics, Computer Science: An Interdisciplinary Approach. *Extensive end-of-chapter problems. 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. The authors supply the tools needed for students to learn that programming is a natural, satisfying, and creative experience. There are already many good books about Python on the market; this book is intended as an introduction to computing. *Readable prose. This book is good if you just want to know for basic knowledge or your doing a computing course. Python is an ideal first programming language, and Introduction to Programming in Python is the best guide to learning it. 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). *Just-in-time object coverage. Used a lot during the first year of Uni, and also been useful so far for this year as well. Franklin, Beedle & Associates Inc; 2nd Revised edition (3 Sept. 2010). 1-Click ordering is not available for this item. Try again. Python is an ideal first programming language, and Introduction to Programming in Python is the best guide to learning it. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. An extensive amount of supplementary information is available at introcs.cs.princeton.edu/python. It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. 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. It has information about binary and number bases. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Although Python is used as the language, teaching Python is not the main point of this book. 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This book is designed to be used as the primary textbook in a college-level first course in computing. Today, anyone in a scientific or technical discipline needs programming skills. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. He holds. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. With source code, I/O libraries, solutions to selected exercises, and much more, this companion website empowers people to use their own computers to teach and learn the material. However, these ideas are illustrated using a non-traditional language, namely Python. 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. Please try your request again later. 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. *Flexible spiral coverage. 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. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Robert Sedgewick is the William O. Baker professor of computer science at Princeton University. There's a problem loading this menu at the moment. However, these ideas are illustrated using a non-traditional language, namely Python. An excellent introduction to the language, aimed at people who have never programmed before as much as those transferring from another language. This book is designed to be used as the primary textbook in a college-level first course in computing.