[Chicago] How did you learn Python?

Jon Sudlow jsudlow at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 17:26:10 CET 2009

My favorite book for learning python is the introduction to programming
using python by Zelle. This book is simply fantastic if you want a slow but
detailed approach to the language. I used it in a course that was taught at
college and recommend that book to everybody.

On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 9:55 AM, Bob Haugen <bob.haugen at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> http://python.net/~goodger/projects/pycon/2007/idiomatic/handout.html
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