11. Case Study: Text Statistics

So far, most of the code we’ve seen consists of a few statements that demonstrate a feature of Python. New programmers quickly discover that it is a big step to go from these small snippets to entire programs. Bigger programs require more careful planning, and require some understanding of how best to combine individual Python features. When you first start writing larger programs, there can be a lot of trial and error.

In this chapter we will walk through the development of a larger ...

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