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Beginning Python Games Development : With Pygame, Second Edition by Will McGugan, Harrison Kinsley

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CHAPTER 1

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Introducing Python

The programming language that we are going to use to create games is Python, which gets its name because the original author of the language was a fan of the UK television series Monty Python. While we will be using Python to create games, the language is a general-purpose programming language that is used for things like data analysis, robotics, creating websites, and much more. Companies and agencies such as Google, NASA, and Instagram rely heavily on Python.

There are plenty of alternative languages that can be used to create games, but I have chosen Python because it has the tendency to take care of the details ...

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