Learn to Code by Solving Problems (No Starch Press)
Wednesday, 20 October 2021

This book is a practical introduction to programming using Python. Dr. Daniel Zingaro uses coding-competition challenges to teach you the mechanics of coding and how to think like a savvy programmer. This beginner’s book shows how to solve interesting problems drawn from real coding competitions and build your programming skills as you go.



Author: Dr. Daniel Zingaro
Publisher: No Starch Press
Date: June 2021
Pages: 335
ISBN: 978-1718501324
Print: 1718501323
Kindle: B08FH92YL8
Audience: People wanting to learn Python
Level: Introductory
Category: Python

  • Run Python code, work with strings, and use variables
  • Write programs that make decisions
  • Make code more efficient with while and for loops
  • Use Python sets, lists, and dictionaries to organize, sort, and search data
  • Design programs using functions and top-down design
  • Create complete-search algorithms and use Big O notation to design more efficient code


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