Best book to learn Python?

Fredrik Lundh effbot at telia.com
Mon Feb 28 21:12:04 CET 2000


shendry at usa.capgemini.com 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
I
> 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:

    http://www.manning.com/Harms/Errata.html

here are some additional reviews:
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ts/book-customer-reviews/1884777740
http://weblogs.userland.com/zopeNewbies/discuss/msgReader$283

(but before ordering, see http://www.noamazon.com/ !)

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