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1: Introduction to Python

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    All examples and resources in this textbook are written in the Python programming language. Python is an open source (under OSI), interpreted, general-purpose programming language that has a large number of users around the world. It is the top-ranked language in January 2023 by the TIOBE programming community index1, a measure of popularity of programming languages. A more robust tutorial of the language can be found at

    This book uses Replit, an online browser-based IDE for Python and several other languages. Replit may be accessed for free at

    Much of the content in this chapter is from "First Semester in Numerical Analysis with Python", available at

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