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About the author:
Albert Sweigart (but you can call him Al), is a software developer in San Francisco, California who enjoys bicycling, reading, volunteering, computer security, haunting coffee shops, and making useful software.

He is originally from Houston, Texas. He finally put his University of Texas at Austin computer science degree in a frame. He is a friendly introvert, an atheist, a cat person, and fears that he is losing brain cells over time. He laughs out loud when watching park squirrels, which makes people think he's a simpleton.

His childhood Nintendo habit led him into programming and all the joys that come of it.

His web site and blog are located at

Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python, 2nd Edition

Authored by Al Sweigart

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IMPORTANT NOTE: This is the 2nd edition. The 4th edition is now available for sale or download.
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"Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python" teaches you computer programming in the Python programming language. Each chapter gives you the complete source code for a new game and teaches the programming concepts from these examples.

The book is available under a Creative Commons license and can be downloaded in full for free from

"Invent with Python" was written to be understandable by kids as young as 10 to 12 years old, although it is great for anyone of any age who has never programmed before.

This second edition has revised and expanded content, including using the Pygame library to make games with graphics, animation, and sound.

Publication Date:
0982106017 / 9780982106013
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8" x 10"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Computers / Programming Languages / Python

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