Learning Python

Vram lamsokvr at xprt.net
Tue Jul 19 07:26:32 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-07-18 at 21:15 -0500, Kevin C. Smith wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-07-18 at 00:02 -0500, thephotoman wrote:
> > I'm quite interested in learning how to program in Python.  I have very 
> > little experience with programming.  What would be the best set of 
> > resources for a beginner like myself to learn the language (books, 
> > websites, available classes, etc.)?
> > 
> > Thanks!
> I had the same thought a while ago. 
> I'm a book person so I started with "Teach Yourself Python in 24 Hours".
> Not very realistic title, but I don't recommend this book because the 
> author loves calendars and bores the snot out of you. I then picked up 
> "Python Programming for the absolute beginner", which turned out to be 
> a good choice. The examples focus and exercises focus on games :). I 
> also purchased "Learning Python" from O'Reilly who always seem to have 
> good books. 
> Of course, there is a lot of resources on line on this subject and you 
> don't really need a book at all. I just find is a better experience 
> reading from print.

The book I really like is:

Python  Programming:  AN introduction to Computer Science:

by John Zelle...

But, what ever works for you...

Be Happy


> Regards,
> -- 
> Kevin C. Smith

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