Books

Announcing: Image Processing with Python Kickstarter

I am happy to announce my latest book project, Pillow: Image Processing with Python. This book will teach you how to use Pillow, the “friendly” fork of the Python Imaging Library (PIL).  You can purchase early access to the book on Kickstarter as well as get exclusive perks there such as T-shirts, signed copies of …

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Python 101 2nd Edition Fully Funded + Stretch Goals

The second edition of my book, Python 101, has been successfully funded on Kickstarter. As is tradition, I have added a couple of stretch goals for adding more content to this already hefty book. Here are the goals: 1) $5000 – Get 4 Bonus Chapters These chapters would cover the following topics: Assignment Expressions How …

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wxPython – Creating a PDF Merger / Splitter Utility

The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a well-known format popularized by Adobe. It purports to create a document that should render the same across platforms. Python has several libraries that you can use to work with PDFs: ReportLab – Creating PDFs PyPDF2 – Manipulating preexisting PDFs pdfrw – Also for manipulating preexisting PDFs, but also …

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Creating GUI Applications with wxPython Now Available

My latest book, Creating GUI Applications with wxPython is now available for purchase. Creating GUI Applications with wxPython is a book that will teach you how to use wxPython to create applications by actually creating several mini-programs. I have found that while learning how the various widgets work in wxPython is valuable, it is even better …

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Creating GUI Applications with wxPython Kickstarter

I am pleased to announce my latest book project, Creating GUI Applications with wxPython which I am running a Kickstarter campaign for. Creating GUI Applications with wxPython is a book that will teach you how to use wxPython to create applications by actually creating several mini-programs. I have found that while learning how the various …

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Black Friday / Cyber Monday Sale 2018

This week I am putting my 2 most recent self-published books on Sale starting today through November 26th. ReportLab – PDF Processing with Python is available for $9.99: Leanpub Gumroad – Use offer code black18 JupyterLab 101 is available for $9.99: Leanpub Gumroad – Use offer code black18 You can also get my book, wxPython …

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Python 101: Episode #25 – Decorators

In this episode, you will learn the basics of Python decorators and what the are good for. You can read the chapter this screencast is based on here: http://python101.pythonlibrary.org/ or purchase the book on Leanpub You can also read about decorators in a couple of other articles on my blog: Python: All About Decorators Python …

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ANN: Jupyter Notebook 101 Kickstarter

I am happy to announce my latest Kickstarter which is to raise funds to create a book on Jupyter Notebook! Jupyter Notebook 101 will teach you all you need to know to create and use Notebooks effectively. You can use Jupyter Notebook to help you learn to code, create presentations, make beautiful documentation and much more! …

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