[Tutor] python vs VB
Mon, 6 Sep 1999 15:56:53 -0700 (PDT)
On Mon, 6 Sep 1999, Gerrit Holl wrote:
> What I heard about VB is not good.
> Note: I only heard about VB from Linux users (often: micro$oft bashers).
Well, I am a Linux user and a frequent M$ basher but I will say that I
have recommended VB in situations where the alternative was more expensive
and a worse choice.
> > > Is Mark Lutz's book basic enough for a beginning programmer.
> > Perhaps not, though we're trying to get another book going.
> Learning python sure is.
> Programming python sure isn't.
Some people have said that Learning Python was too advanced for them which
is why I said "Perhaps not." If it works for the person in question, by
all means use it. It's the closest to a book for true beginners other than
the Python tutorial.
_Deirdre * http://www.linuxcabal.net * http://www.deirdre.net
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