DigitalOcean’s How To Code in Python 3 tutorial series is available for free as an open educational eBook in both EPUB and PDF formats. Having these tutorials together in an eBook format provides you with a resource that you can use on your favorite e-reader without maintaining a constant internet connection. This way, you can use the book to learn key concepts while offline, or as a reference guide while you are coding on your computer.
Because it is available in an eBook format, How To Code in Python can be used as an Open Educational Resource and therefore as an alternative to a textbook in the classroom. Additionally, the eBook can be made available for the wider public through libraries.
This eBook can be used in a variety of ways, so this guide will break down how the general reader may want to approach the book, how teachers and students can use the book as part of their classes, and how public and university librarians can increase availability of this eBook as an educational resource.