greenbeen seeks advice

Chris Gonnerman chris.gonnerman at
Sat Jul 14 01:43:44 EDT 2001

How about Thomas Niemann's Sorting and Searching Algorithms: A Cookbook?
The title doesn't say so, but there are many data structures defined
and code given in C in this online book.

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Joshua Marshall" <jmarshal at>

> Python's a very good place to start.  Besides books on the language,
> I'd also recommend you find some books on data-structures.  I can't
> name any good ones offhand, but maybe some other posters can...
> wyatt stafford <wyatts at> wrote:
> > Preamble:
> > I am a computer/network support person who has decided to start
> > for a vocation (no previous experience beyond minor scripting, etc).
> > some research I selected Python as a good place to start.  I bought
> > to Program using Python" (Gauld) and "Quick Python" (Harms/McDonald).
> > checking out the tutorial, and other good info at    I
> > a leaping, intuitive learning style given to missing the obvious, so I
> > concerned about having fatal gaps in my learning via home schooling
> > Questions:
> > Beyond those mentioned above, may I have any recommendations for self
> > resources (books, etc) or techniques that will help me be a good
> > in general?
> > Do I need to know what is taught in CompSci 101/102/etc, to be great?
> > thanks and happy weekend to all,
> > wyatt
> > "Oh, that's not what I call bingeing"
> --

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