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Python for Secret Agents by Steven F. Lott

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Background briefing – math and numbers

We'll review basics of Python programming before we start any of our more serious missions. If you already know a little Python, this should be a review. If you don't know any Python, this is just an overview and many details will be omitted.

If you've never done any programming before, this briefing may be a bit too brief. You might want to get a more in-depth tutorial. If you're completely new to programming, you might want to look over this page for additional tutorials: https://wiki.python.org/moin/BeginnersGuide/NonProgrammers. For more help to start with expert Python programming, go to http://www.packtpub.com/expert-python-programming/book.

The usual culprits

Python provides the usual mix of arithmetic ...

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