[Baypiggies] Beazley 3rd edition heads up

Stephen McInerney spmcinerney at hotmail.com
Thu Mar 9 21:32:50 CET 2006

"Concise" in the sense of "fastest introduction to someone who can already
program say PERL, Tcl, C" which is content of the first ~100 pages.


>From: Alex Martelli <aleaxit at yahoo.com>
>To: "Stephen McInerney" <spmcinerney at hotmail.com>
>CC: jxd6 at hotmail.com, baypiggies at python.org
>Subject: Re: [Baypiggies]  Beazley 3rd edition heads up
>Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2006 21:41:30 -0800
>On Mar 8, 2006, at 3:28 AM, Stephen McInerney wrote:
>>John, I've actually recommended this book but twice at previous  Python 
>>In my opinion it's the clearest and most concise Python reference.
>True, it's 625 pages in the current edition vs the Nutshell's 636, so  it 
>still IS "most concise";-).
>(OTOH, it's thicker than the Nutshell, the difference no doubt being  due 
>to paper-choice issues;-).

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