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Old 06-20-2006, 12:48 AM   #1
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Question Tutorials and Books on Python


I have been searching the net for tutorials and books on Python and found a few. I am learning python now and I wanted to know what books or tutorials can you (advanced programmers of python) reccomend.
Thx in advance.
 
Old 06-20-2006, 10:47 PM   #2
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Python.org's own documentation is very comprehensive. I'd start there: http://www.python.org/doc/

As for books, I've been happy with the various O'Reilly offerings (I have Learning Python, Python Cookbook, and Python & XML). Learning Python is a fine title to start with.
 
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The python document I'm reading now. Indeed it's comprehensive. Also I will look into the "Learning Python" book. Thank you.
 
Old 06-22-2006, 06:30 AM   #4
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Why do you need a book? I know different people learn differently but I've always found it considerably easier to teach myself things. I've never read a linux book, a shell scripting book or a Python book or any other book. I started a PHP book a while ago but didn't get far until I got bored.

Try downloading some peoples scripts and playing around with them and then rewrite it yourself. Have a browser open at Google on another workspace and you'll be fine and have more money in your pocket as a side bonus.
 
Old 06-22-2006, 07:46 AM   #5
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personally I love books.
I reckon you learn loads from books.
Quite nice to lay back in bed with the perl cookbook
and find stuff you won't find in ordinary scripts.
 
Old 06-22-2006, 08:10 AM   #6
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Beginning Python from novice to professional is a really good book.
 
Old 06-22-2006, 08:43 AM   #7
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Here you can find quite a lot.

I read Dive into Python myself. And I liked it as a tutorial if you already have some python experience.

If you are new to python, but not to programming in general, I found the standard tutorial very useful.
 
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posted by cs-cam Why do you need a book? I know different people learn differently but I've always found it considerably easier to teach myself things. I've never read a linux book, a shell scripting book or a Python book or any other book. I started a PHP book a while ago but didn't get far until I got bored.

Try downloading some peoples scripts and playing around with them and then rewrite it yourself. Have a browser open at Google on another workspace and you'll be fine and have more money in your pocket as a side bonus.
It is quite easy to download other people's scripts and rewrite them but I also want to learn on my own. I would like to make a program or a script even though it takes me a week to finish and learn from my mistakes. This way I know exactly what I did. Oh, and the money part I will definetly make.

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posted by Hko Here you can find quite a lot.

I read Dive into Python myself. And I liked it as a tutorial if you already have some python experience.

If you are new to python, but not to programming in general, I found the standard tutorial very useful.
These links are great. Thx.
 
  


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