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A Kid's Review
This review is from: Learning Python (Paperback)
This book is an excellent programming aid for both absolute beginners and more experienced programmers. It provides all the basic knowledge to start programming or tweak other peoples Python basic programs, and explains the concepts of object oriented programming(OOP) in a very clear way, gradually increasing the level of complexity,with good examples throughout.
Python itself is an extremely elegant basic, and in its present form v 3.0.1, very easy to start using. It has a text editor IDLE to write the code and a shell window to run or test it. It is an interpreted rather than a compiled language, so it runs immediately without the intermediate compiling step The book explains this usage well.
Although the later sections made my brain hurt at first, as I had not come across the OOP concepts before, I would recommend it thoroughly.