Best book to learn Python?

Fredrik Lundh effbot at
Mon Feb 28 15:12:04 EST 2000

shendry at wrote:
> Has "Learning Python" been updated?

it was published in march 1999.

you're probably confusing "Learning Python" with
"Programming Python" (october 1996)

> I am hesitating to buy it since it's published a few years ago (last time
> checked at my local B&N store), whereas "Quick Python" is more recent,
> although I've heard that it has plenty of typos.

according to the authors, most of the typos were added
by the publisher, very late in the process.  make sure you
check the errata:

here are some additional reviews:$283

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