Non-progrmmer wants to learn.
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Sun Feb 20 08:45:23 EST 2000
signman at netdoor.com wrote:
> I've done nothing more than write batch files in the old dos days. I
> enjoyed it then and am hoping now I can teach myself Python. I know
> nothing about programming.
> Am I biting off to much?
> Is there a step by step guide on the net?
> Is this the language to start with?
> Am I to old for this stuff (my Grandchildren type better than I) ? :)
hopefully not/yes/why not/hardly
repeating myself from a recent post:
short answer: start here:
longer answer: start here
and look under "introductions to python
after that, check the other intros mentioned
on that page, and the official tutorial, available
as for books, your best bets are O'Reilly's
"Learning Python" and Manning's "Quick Python".
neither is written for true beginners, so you might
wish to check them out in your local bookstore
and yes, you should consider joining the
hope this helps!
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