is there a "best" online python tutorial?
kline at thought.org
Mon Jan 3 06:02:44 UTC 2011
On Sun, 2011-01-02 at 23:51 +0100, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On Sun, 2 Jan 2011 13:29:44 -0800, Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> wrote:
> > Guys,
> > I actaully have studied python...but only for about twenty
> > minutes); maybe a few days, actually. What is the best online
> > tutorial to learn python? With ink+paper book, altho in lots of
> > ways I prefer real books, they almost demand two hands. Or
> > paper weights, in my case.
> > thanks in advance for the gbest, or top two or three sites,
> > gary
> Start at the online docs section of www.python.org:
> The 'Additional documentation' section has a few very good guides.
> Then there's always a number of books that you can read online,
> download, print and use offline too:
> • How to Think Like a Computer Scientist — http://openbookproject.net/thinkcs/python/english2e/
> An introductory book that teaches basic concepts of
> programming, algorithms and Python. Highly recommended,
> because of its excellent writing style and the large number
> of topics it covers (recursion, exceptions, object oriented
> programming, data structures [lists, stacks, queues, etc.]).
> • A Byte of Python — http://www.swaroopch.com/notes/Python
> An introductory book about Python, updated even to version
> 3.0 of the language. Written by Swaroop C.H., a developer
> in India who maintains the book for several versions of
> • Dive Into Python — http://diveintopython.org/
> A Python book for experienced programmers. If you already
> know how to program in other languages and you are looking
> for a nice guide that will teach you 'pythonic' ways of
> writing code, this is an excellent book.
> Even more guides for Python are listed at:
All of these sites look great. I have them all either captured on my
firefox and hopefully correctly bookmarked. Thanks very much!
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