Teach Yourself Visually Python (Wiley)
Wednesday, 07 December 2022

This book is aimed at people wanting to get started in programming. Ted Hart-Davis and Guy Hart-Davis walk readers through Python step by clearly illustrated step, from writing their very first Python code in a terminal window or the VS Code app through to creating their own lists, dictionaries, and custom classes.

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The book is organized using clear, step-by-step screen shots that show how to tackle over a hundred Python tasks, with each task-based spread covering a single technique.

Authors: Ted Hart-Davis and Guy Hart-Davis
Publisher: Wiley
Date: September 2022
Pages: 304
ISBN: 978-1119860259
Print: ‎ 1119860253
Kindle: B0B7P6P1S7
Audience: Beginners in Python
Level: Introductory
Category: Python



  • Install Python and get coding
  • Work interactively and create scripts
  • Manipulate directories and files
  • Make decisions and repeat actions
  • Develop powerful functions
  • Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules
  • Succinct explanations walk you through step by step
  • Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task
  • Helpful sidebars offer practical tips and tricks


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