[ubuntu-uk] OT: Python Books

Simos Xenitellis simos.lists at googlemail.com
Thu Mar 11 21:00:42 GMT 2010

On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 9:01 PM, Colin McCarthy <binarysignal at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11 March 2010 18:56, Neil Perry <nperry at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello Guys,
>> Not to sure of how many programmers we've got here, but I've got some free
>> time over the next couple of weeks and would very much like to learn the
>> basics of python programming. I've had a look over at amazon and seen
>> this http://www.amazon.co.uk/Beginning-Python-Novice-Professional-Professionals/dp/1590599829/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1268333498&sr=8-1
>> Do you guys have any other books you could suggest (ebooks would be great -
>> as money is tight at the moment)? I'd like one that starts off with the
>> basics and builds upon that - rather then thinking I already know it, as I
>> don't,
> Have you seen http://diveintopython.org/
> There is a free ebook you can download. Might help you.

This book is also available in the Ubuntu repositories, as package

Once you install it, open with Firefox the page
and start reading.
The examples are found in /usr/share/doc/diveintopython/examples/


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