Books

Books that I’ve read, reviewed or cited for this article

Weekly Python News: 01/28/2011

It’s almost the end of January already and PyCon USA 2011 is just around the corner. In this edition, we cover a wide variety of topics, from Python 2.7 – 3.x. We’ve got sprints, new books, web-related projects and good old recursion articles. Come one, come all! Read the news of the week! eWeek reports …

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Yes, There’s Another wxPython Book

Back in 2006, Manning released the excellent wxPython in Action book by Noel Rappin and Robin Dunn (creator of wxPython). This is still a great book and I wholeheartedly recommend it to people that want to increase their understanding of wxPython. However, Packt Publishing has just released the first new wxPython book in over four …

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Book Preview: Python Graphics Cookbook

This week, I finished editing another book for Packt Publishing. The book’s name is Python Graphics Cookbook by Mike Ohlson de Fine (I think). You may wonder why I don’t know if de Fine is the author. Well, Packt thinks that its Technical Editors shouldn’t know that information. In fact, Packt is so cagey (and …

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Book Review: Practical Programming: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Python

Practical Programming: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Python By Jennifer Campbell, Paul Gries, Jason Montojo and Greg Wilson Amazon I received the book, Practical Programming: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Python as a gift last month from a family member. This book is by four authors: Jennifer Campbell, Paul Gries, Jason Montojo and …

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