[Edu-sig] Python as Application
ajsiegel at optonline.net
Tue Oct 25 22:45:58 CEST 2005
David Handy wrote:
>Thank you for your comments, that is worth something to me.
>Question for you: How much did Python's interactive mode (the >>> prompt
>thingy) help you in your explorations? As you threw code at Python, how
>often did you create scratch .py files and run them, vs. trying something at
>the interactive prompt.
At the early stages *extremely* important. At the early stage my
"programs" were nothing more than scratch files themselves, and even
then I would tend to have both a prompt and an editor open, conducting
some form of an interactive dialog before "committing to paper"..
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