A Review of Learn Python the Hard Way, 3rd Ed

As a break from usual, I thought I would review Zed Shaw’s Learn Python the Hard Way. I’ve had several beginners to programming ask me what they should use to learn and Shaw’s book frequently comes up. I’ve looked over his materials before when they were … Read more

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