Getting Started with Python

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This page highlights resources to gain an understanding of the Python programming language.

Learn Python

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Description

Getting started with Python for science

  • Quick primer tutorial for scientific Python by & for scientists

  • from: Scipy lecture notes

The Python tutorial

  • A more thorough tutorial

Think Python

  • A free, pdf book (also for the beginning programmer)

Further reading

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Description

python.org

  • ‘home base’, with extensive resources

  • from: Python Software Foundation