Professional Development Committee
The ACM Professional Development Committee (PDC) is a standing committee of the ACM Practitioner Board (PB). It serves to provide tools for lifelong learning, ethical conduct and professionalism for computing professionals and generally support the professional development and professionalism needs of all ACM members, with particular emphasis on the PD needs of practitioners.
The user-friendly, object-oriented programming language Python is quickly becoming the most popular introductory programming language for both students and instructors. This updated Second Edition of Python Programming in Context provides a comprehensive, accessible introduction to Python fundamentals. Containing problem sets based on real-world examples and problem-solving rather than language features, this clear and accessible guide offers a thorough overview of multiple applied areas, including image processing, cryptography, astronomy, the Internet, and bioinformatics.