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Ever wished you could learn Python from a book? Head First Python is a complete learning experience for Python that helps you learn the language through a unique method that goes beyond syntax and how-to manuals, helping you understand how to be a great Python programmer. You'll quickly learn the language's fundamentals, then move onto persistence, exception handling, web development, SQLite, data wrangling, and Google App Engine. You'll also learn how to write mobile apps for Android, all thanks to the power that Python gives you.


On Mar 18 Deoren Moor wrote:
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Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

On Jun 16 Guido Carballo-Guerrero wrote: Excellent book, a most have book!
Overall I highly recommend this book. If you want to learn Python, but is not interested in web development, don't worry, just don't read chapters 7, 8, 10 and 11 ;-) Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Feb 18 William Rouck wrote: Excellent start to Python and easy to read
Head First Python is an excellent intro to the language. The book's teaching method keeps the pages turning, and by the end you will have built apps on three platforms (PC, Android, Web). You will also have good familiarity with Python's bundled editor and command interface. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Feb 12 John Brady wrote: Head First Python Review
Head First Python is an introduction to the Python language for programmers with a background in other languages.   By the end of the first chapter, you’ll have experienced lists, functions and iteration, while moving forward at a comfortable pace.   You will not find detailed API descriptions and edge case discussions,… Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Feb 9 Kees Dijk wrote: Book review: Head First Python by Paul Barry
I think that this is a great book for the beginning Python developer. But unlike a lot of other books that aim for beginners, good practices arenā€™t ignored for the sake of simplicity. The practices are explained and used. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

On Jan 26 Fabio Alessandro Locati wrote: Head First Python by Paul Barry
This book is a very particular book, from my point of view. This book, in fact, is not the classic programming book. If I can, I would define this more a bunch of notes rather than a book. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

On Jan 16 Marc 137 wrote: A new approach
Excellent book for beginners in Python. With a completely different approach to what we are accustomed to in a technical book... Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

On Jan 16 Michal Konrad Owsiak wrote: Good job when it comes to Python basics
There are two books devoted to Python you can find within Head First series. One of them is related indirectly ā€“ Head First Programming, second one is explicitly focused on Python ā€“ Head First Python. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

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