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Friday, August 2, 2019

Been keeping busy

It's been quite some time since I posted anything here. That's because I authored two Python books last year and I'm writing another one currently.

I also developed some curriculum videos and other information for another customer, and will probably be working on another project this fall.

Therefore, I haven't had time to post anything online, but there is still a lot of Python information coming from my home office. If you go to Amazon, you'll see a list of the books that have already been published. My current book will be released after the start of 2020, and involves prepping for programmer interviews.

My other material is with EC-Council, but I don't know when it will be available as they have pushed back their launch date. It should be available by the end of this summer, I hope.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Introduction to Python book officially published

Obviously, not a lot of work has been done on this blog in the last few months. That's because I started on a new book just a few months after finishing the last one.

The new book (Learn Programming in Python with Cody Jackson) is available on Amazon now. While the first book this year was aimed at intermediate to advanced programmers, my newest book focuses on introducing Python and programming in general.

A key differentiater of this book is that the second half walks the reader through creating a real-world industrial control simulation. It not only includes a program that you can actually put to use, if desired, but it shows how to create a GUI for the program as well.

I'm not aware of any introductory books that go into this much detail, particularly ones that provide for text and graphical versions of the same program.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Secret Recipes of the Python Ninja

My new book is out now. I hope you like it.

I'm working on the 4th Edition of my intro to Python book (through the same publisher). I expect to start writing it around September, so it should be available next spring.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

New book coming out

I see that I haven't been on this site since last August. However, I have a good excuse: I've been writing a new Python book for a publisher. The book is now going to the printers, so I have some time to get back here.

The book is titled Secrets of the Python Ninja, from Packt Publishing. The book will actually be available June 11, but pre-orders are available at Amazon right now. It has over 70 walk-throughs of a variety of Python features, both in the standard library and third party tools.