newbie books

Aahz Maruch aahz at panix.com
Sun Sep 17 00:29:11 CEST 2000


In article <UWQw5.1651$3Z4.134679 at news-east.usenetserver.com>,
Kragen Sitaker <kragen at dnaco.net> wrote:
>In article <8q0ibr$dtc$1 at panix2.panix.com>, Aahz Maruch <aahz at panix.com> wrote:
>>
>>Currently, the only book available for non-programmers is the SAMS book
>>_Teach Yourself Python in 24 Hours_ (that is, 24 one-hour lessons, not
>>one day) by Ivan van Laningham.
>>
>>Disclaimer: I was the technical editor for that book.
>
>Is it a good book?  I have been extremely unimpressed with previous
>Teach Yourself to Be an Unleashed Dummy in 24 Hours books I've seen,
>but I'd expect this to be of higher quality due to your involvement.

Mmph.  Let's just say that I improved it a fair bit, but nowhere near as
much as I wanted.  I think overall it's a decent book.
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