Computer programming is a skill that can bring great enjoyment from the creativity involved in designing and implementing a solution to a problem. This classroom-tested and easy-to-follow textbook teaches the reader how to program using Python, an accessible language which can be learned incrementally.
Through an extensive use of examples and practical exercises, students will learn to recognize and apply abstract patterns in programming, as well as how to inspect the state of a program using a debugger tool.
Contains numerous examples and solved practice exercises designed for an interactive classroom environment
Highlights several patterns which commonly appear in programs, and presents exercises that reinforce recognition and application of these patterns
Dr. Kent D. Lee
is Associate Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Computer Science at Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, USA. He is the author of the successful Springer textbook, Programming Languages: An Active Learning Approach.
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