The goal of this book is to bring you up to speed with Python as quickly as possible so you can build programs that work—games, data visualizations, and web applications—while developing a foundation in programming that will serve you well for the rest of your life. Python Crash Course is written for people of any age who have never before programmed in Python or have never programmed at all. This book is for those who want to learn the basics of programming quickly so they can focus on interesting projects, and those who like to test their understanding of new concepts by solving meaningful problems. Python Crash Course is also perfect for middle school and high school teachers who want to offer their students a project-based introduction to programming. If you’re taking a college class and want a friendlier introduction to Python than the text you’ve been assigned, this book could make your class easier as well.