Learn Python the Hard Way is a comprehensive book on programming through the Python coding language. This book demonstrates how the easiest way to use Python is the hard way. It explains how to begin writing portable Python scripts in no time at all, using simple explanations and annotated examples. It takes readers through the syntax of the language, presenting them with detailed examples, various scenarios and numerous applications for each. It helps readers understand how Python stands above conventional compiled languages and how its greatest power is its portability and speed. The book also shows how Python is being used to develop unique web applications to power famous websites across the Internet. Every programmer and programming enthusiast will benefit from reading this book cover to cover.
About Zed Shaw
Zed Shaw is a software developer and writer known for his creation of the Mongrel web server for Ruby web applications. He also writes widely on technology, business and technical communities. His work on the Mongrel web server inspired Ryan Dahl’s creation of Node.js.