Which Python Book

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Tue Jul 15 02:00:45 CEST 2003


In article <3F134200.8060708 at hotmail.com>,
hokiegal99  <hokiegal99 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>I have an option, I can buy either O'reilly's "Python in a Nutshell" or 
>"Python Cookbook", but not both. Which book is better? I'm leaning 
>toward "Python Cookbook" right now, as it seems more applied. A college 
>professor once told me that Romans liked to build roads while Greeks 
>liked to talk about *how* to build roads. I'm more of a Roman than a Greek.

If you want lots of code, get the Cookbook.  If you want a
reference-in-a-book, get Nutshell.
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