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Thinking in Python: six questions with Naomi Ceder

Naomi Ceder, author of The Quick Python Book, Third Edition

By Frances Lefkowitz, Development Editor, Manning Publications

Naomi Ceder earned a Ph.D in Classics, but, since 2001, has been learning, teaching, and using Python. An elected fellow of the Python Software Foundation, Naomi currently serves as chair of its board of directors. She also speaks internationally about the Python community, and on inclusion and diversity in technology in general. By day she leads a team of Python programmers for Dick Blick Art Materials, and in her spare time she enjoys sketching, knitting, and deep philosophical conversations with her dog.

What do Cooking Pasta and Data Science Have in Common?

From Data Science at Scale with Python and Dask by Jesse C. Daniel

This article discusses Dask, how it compares to Apache Spark, and how to create and understand directed acyclic graphs using the example of the delicious Italian pasta dish bucatini all’Amatriciana.

Learn to Program!


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From Get Programming with Python in Motion
By Ana Bell

Free eBook: Exploring Data with Python

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Chapters selected by Naomi Ceder

Crunching Data with Dask


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From Data Science at Scale with Python and Dask
By Jesse C. Daniel

Mutable and Immutable Objects

From Get Programming by Ana Bell

This article, adapted from Get Programming: Learn to code with Python, discusses mutable and immutable objects in Python.

Starting to Program: meet Python

From Get Programming by Ana Bell

It’s likely you’re reading this article because you’ve heard about the Python programming language. This article introduces Python, teaches you how to install it and set up your workspace, and how to write code in the IPython console.

List Wrangling with Python

From The Quick Python Book, Third Edition by Naomi Ceder

Understanding how list indices and lists work in Python makes the language a lot more useful. This article excerpt discusses list indices and modifying lists in Python.

 

Jumping into Python

From The Quick Python Book, Third Edition
By Naomi Ceder

Why Should YOU Choose Python?

From The Quick Python Book, Third Edition by Naomi Ceder

Read this article if you want a basic overview of how Python compares to other languages, and its place in the grand scheme of things.

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