[ubuntu-us-in] Time for a change
jonwarner at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 20:39:24 GMT 2007
I'll go ahead and stop lurking to recommend Dive Into Python. A python
buddy of mine recommended it to me (haven't had a break from the
dayjob to check it out, yet).
Also, I can certainly recommend Ruby for teaching you solid ideas of
object encapsulation and interoperability. There's an online console
that teaches you ruby basics, too. it's pretty cool
On Nov 19, 2007 3:29 PM, Daniel Dunn <dan.dunn.16.62 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I need to recant my previous statement. I decided to learn Python
> first, then I plan to move to Ruby, Perl, or C#. I have not decided
> I went to the local Barnes and Noble and picked up Oreilly's Learning
> Python 3rd edition (covers python 2.5) by Mark Lutz ISDN-10:
> If anyone has any other suggestions for Python reading material,
> Please let me know.
> On Nov 19, 2007 11:44 AM, Simón Ruiz <simon.a.ruiz at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Heheh.
> > Well, I teach in a high school, so no extra income per student, but
> > yeah we do reassure the students from time to time that not ALL
> > programming is like Java.
> > The thing about Java, though, and main reason we teach it (maybe the
> > only reason...), is that the AP Computer class and exam require it.
> > Whatareyagonnado?
> > Simón
> > On 11/19/07, Daniel Dunn <dan.dunn.16.62 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Simon, do you give a disclosure to your students when classes start?
> > > something like: "Don't use the things learned in this class in REAL
> > > LIFE, instead pay another $500 and take my python class." :)
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