Learning Python? Check out these resources.


Learn Python the Hard Way – free HTML version

Appendix A: the Command Line Crash Course is good, too


Think Python: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist – free HTML version and download the PDF version

pythonforinformaticsPython for Informatics by Dr. Charles Severance – HTML and PDF

This book is used in:


Programming for Everybody (Python), a Coursera class offered by Dr. Severance. Current session dates are February 2 – April 28, 2015.

riceI’m also enrolled in Rice University’s “An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python (Part 1)“, another Coursera MOOC. Current session dates are February 13 – March 20th.


Jessica McKellar’s PyCon 2014 talk: A hands-on introduction to Python for beginning programmers. Youtube


Elizabeth Wickes’ Guided Self-Study Lesson Plan for Python. She also has a terrific Directory of Python Learning Resources.


The Django Girls Tutorial!! I’m doing this one so that I can host a Django Girls workshop in Atlanta!


Other resources

Codecademy‘s Python track

Udacity’s Intro to Computer Science

Lynn Root’s projects


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