[Chicago] How did you learn Python?

Bob Haugen bob.haugen at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 16:55:48 CET 2009

I'm still learning.  Self-taught, started with Dive into Python, like
many others.

One of my patterns when learning a new language is to pick a
open-source project using the language to learn from both the project
code and the project people.  In this case, I picked Django.  I don't
think the choice of project mattered that much, except that it tries
to be Pythonistic so you learn the style and idioms and can "go with
the grain".

In that respect, I also liked

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