[Baypiggies] courses for beginners....

Jeff Lindsay progrium at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 21:38:51 CEST 2009


I agree, but I wish SICP were in Python (for new programmers). I'm not sure
how much the new MIT stuff is going to be just that ... but I am taking a
lot from SICP in the course I'm putting together.

On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 12:36 PM, Jon Rosebaugh <jon at inklesspen.com> wrote:

> Honestly, my recommended approach would be SICP followed by Dive into
> Python.
>
>
> On Jun 1, 2009, at 12:28 PM, Jeff Lindsay wrote:
>
>  I agree. And it's online. Always remember this URL for newcomers:
>> http://openbookproject.net/thinkCSpy/
>>
>> On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 12:21 PM, Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 12:02 PM, Jon Rosebaugh <jon at inklesspen.com>
>> wrote:
>> > There are a lot of good books freely available on this subject. I'd
>> start
>> > with Dive into Python, which is currently being updated for py3k.
>>
>> And I would counter-suggest "Learning Python", which seems better
>> suited for non-geeks than Dive (although Dive is certainly more fun to
>> read).
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http://webhooks.org -- Make the web more programmable
http://shdh.org -- A party for hackers and thinkers
http://tigdb.com -- Discover indie games
http://progrium.com -- More interesting things
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