Create our own python source repository

gene tani gene.tani at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 21:00:58 CEST 2005


Practical Python is quite a good book.  And to re-iterate again, teh
humongous tutorial list which has Hetland's Instant python among
others:

http://www.awaretek.com/tutorials.html

Brian van den Broek wrote:
> Michele Simionato said unto the world upon 21/06/2005 07:58:
> > qwwee:
> >
> >>for a certain argument I'd prefer an application fully
> >>explained (also if not covering all the features) to a more general
> >>tutorial with only brief and unrelated code snippets.
> >>Unfortunately, that's not the way things are normally done, because it
> >>is much harder to build a useful application and fully comment it
> >
> >
> > A part the Cookbook, I know of at least two Python books taking the
> > approach you describe:
> >
> > 1. Dive into Python (Pilgrim)
> > 2. Programming Python (Lutz)
> >
> > Dive into Python is free (and even translated in Italian on
> > www.python.it, IIRC)
> >
> >               Michele Simionato
> >
>
> Not free, but:
>
> Practical Python, published by the same press as the Pilgrim, steps
> through incremental approaches to large (by book standards)
> applications. From the author's site:
>
> "Hetland devotes the second half of the book to project development,
> taking great care to choose a series of ten increasingly complex
> applications that are of timely and wide-ranging interest to
> burgeoning and expert developers alike. Project focus includes
> automated document conversion, newsgroup administration, graphical PDF
> document generation, remote document maintenance, the creation of a
> peer-to-peer system with XML-RPC, database integration, and GUI and
> game development.
> "
> http://hetland.org/writing/practical-python/
> 
> best,
> 
> Brian vdB




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