Help newbie (python)
claird at starbase.neosoft.com
Mon Sep 25 15:40:46 CEST 2000
In article <8qneuj$1t8r$1 at uran.kharkiv.net>,
Gregory Edigarov <greg at thing-fish.kharkov.net> wrote:
>I am completely new to python, but I want to learn it...
>I'm just wondering about what sort of problems does it address?
>Is it similar in scope to perl, but with more C-like syntax?
>Or it has completely different one?
>Sending examples of programs is also welcome.
Python is a wonderful language for quite a broad
range of application development <URL:http://
People often compare Perl and Python. I argue
that, yes, it is correct to judge them similar
in scope. Some people find this misleading.
Python has *wider* applicability than Perl.
Many people regard Perl's syntax as "more C-like"
You will find a visit to <URL:http://www.python.org/>
rewarding. Good answers to, "What is Python?",
"Where can I read example Python programs", and
many other questions appear there.
Cameron Laird <claird at NeoSoft.com>
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