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A Whirlwind Tour of Python

Jake VanderPlas explains Python’s essential syntax and semantics, built-in data types and structures, function definitions, control flow statements, and more, using Python 3 syntax.



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“Hacking through a project will get it done, but learning the why and how of a technology gives you information that will have an impact beyond the current situation.”

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