Help needed writing GUI comparison

Ivan Van Laningham ivanlan at callware.com
Fri Feb 18 02:41:46 CET 2000


Hi All--

Paul Prescod wrote:
> 
> Ivan Van Laningham wrote:
> >
> >
> > Addtionally, the last 8 chapters of _Teach Yourself Python in 24 Hours_
> 
> So the idea is you walk around reading the book for one day (no sleep,
> no breaks) and by the end you're a Python expert. I could see that being
> valuable for people who pad their resumes and then need to cram before
> their first day of work.
> 

Nope.  You won't be an expert unless you were already an expert.  If
people who pad their resumes take 24 hours to read the book, you have a
lot more things to worry about than their Python expertise. ...

> Compare:
> 
> http://www.itknowledge.com/reference/0672313057.html
> 
> I-knew-Python-was-20-times-easier 'ly yrs
> 

As I said, I targetted the book to people who want to learn how to
program.  I think I can teach them 20 times as much as with Perl.  Oh,
'scuse me, didn't mean to swear.

<besides-you-can't-teach-expert-if-you-ain't-one>-ly y'rs,
Ivan
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