alternative manuals

Des Small des.small at bristol.ac.uk
Thu Mar 27 16:39:27 CET 2003


Graeme Mathieson <mathie at wossname.org.uk> writes:

> >>>>> "Marko" == Marko Faldix <mf at mrinfo.de> writes:
> 
>     Marko> Hi there, I would like to ask if someone uses other functions
>     Marko> and library references then these at www.python.org.  Maybe
>     Marko> web references, maybe real books.
> 
> Python in a Nutshell[1].  Well, it turned up from Amazon on Friday along
> with Learning Python and Programming Python which I'm currently working
> through.  I fully intend to use it.

I got the Nutshell today, from an actual meatspace book shop.  I
strongly recommend it (already) as a first line of reference.  As of
now, that's what I use.

> On the other hand, the documentation on the main website looks pretty
> good.

The official documentation is authoritative, of course, but I 
always struggle to find what I want in it.  

> Footnotes: 
> [1]  http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/pythonian/
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Des
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