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Wed Nov 24 05:02:08 CET 2004
There are four books I always recommend:
1. The must-learn-Python-from-this-book book that I recommend is Diving
Into Python by Mark Pilgrim
1a. Then, you think of your own small/medium-size project, and start
Now that you have been introduced in a friendly and painfree way,
from Diving Into Python, and you're pumped emotionally
from actually writing Python(1a) , start reading:
2. O'Reilly's Learning Python, to really drive in the
language syntax and features, and have a
comprehensive, well-organized book on every part of Python,
ready to check back to, when you need a lot of help on a particular
Just read it front and back, when you get the chance.
And these two books are a must, IMO
3. Python in a Nutshell
4. Python Cookbook <-- avail online too, though
"Madhusudan Singh" <spammers-go-here at spam.invalid> wrote in message
news:30ictaF2vhlgoU1 at uni-berlin.de...
> I am trying to teach myself Python. I have extensive prior programming
> experience in Fortran, a little in C/C++, Pascal, etc.
> So far, I have been reading online tutorials at www.python.org and a book
> found at the library - Martin Brown's The Complete Reference Python. Is
> there a standard classic book to learn from that I could buy ?
> Say something like Metcalf and Reid's Fortran 90/95 Explained or Kernighan
> and Ritchie's The C Programming Language.
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