3. Introduction to Python¶
This section contains an introduction to Python.
Python has had a lot of good introductory material written for it, and the notes given here are just a bare bones introduction targeting basic concepts needed in this course. It often pays when working on a programming language to get several different takes on the material. In the interest of giving students a different perspective, and generally broadening their knowledge, here are some of the best quick introductions to Python:
Older version of Python tutorial, better for beginners Actually written by Guido van Rossum.
Project Euler Archives. A collection of Python programming exercises, many quite challenging, some of which we’ll use as exercises in this course.
- 3.1. Python example
- 3.2. Your first Python program
- 3.3. Python types
- 3.4. More Python types
- 3.5. Python types assignment
- 3.6. Variables
- 3.7. Poetry break
- 3.8. Summary
- 3.9. Python types quiz