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Hello! Python by Anthony Briggs

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Foreword

When Anthony asked me if I would write a foreword to this book, I thought, “Oh, no! Another job! I’ll just refuse.” But something urged me to at least take a look at the text, which I soon saw was sprinkled with frames from the User Friendly cartoon series (a firm favorite, I am sure, with those few surviving individuals who like me have been working with computers since the days of punched cards and tape). So I thought I would take a look at the manuscript, and found that in 12 short chapters you can learn enough about Python and some of its most popular applications to either get started programming or decide that the programmer’s life is not for you.

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