[svlug] Python text recommendations

Reg. Charney charney at charneyday.com
Wed Mar 30 15:01:54 PST 2005

There are two "bibles" that folks in the Python community use:

The Python Cookbook by Alex Martelli and David Ascher, O'Reilly, ISBN 
Python in a Nutshell by Alex Martelli, O'Reilly, ISBN 0-596-00188-6

Also, as you have already found out, there are excellent tutorials on 
www.python.org <http://www.python.org>.


Ian MacLure wrote:

>I have occasion to write some Python scripts from time
>to time and I'm looking for a good comprehensive text
>on the language.
>Do the Pythonistas out there have anything to
>I was able to get what I needed for now out of the
>goodies python.org and ActiveState provide in their
>downloads but I want a good tactile reference to flip
>As an aside, the learning curve on Python is much less
>steep than it is for Perl. Granted I'm not doing
>anything all that complicated but so far even with
>on-line docs its been relatively easy.
>Now if only I could figure out someway to get Eric 
>working without jumping through IS hoops (this being,
>unfortunately a shop which employs a vicious legacy
>svlug mailing list
>svlug at lists.svlug.org
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://lists.svlug.org/archives/svlug/attachments/20050330/9e522310/attachment.htm

More information about the svlug mailing list