extreme newbie

Hsuan-Yeh Chang hsuanyeh at yahoo.com
Sat Jun 18 02:43:17 CEST 2005

cpunerd4 wrote:

> Hello programmers,
>   I stumbled onto the python language by chance and it looks like a
> great language. Although from what I've read so far (which isn't much)
> I've guessed that python is purely an interpreted language unless its
> compiled into another language (ie. it needs python installed in order
> to run programs). Is this correct? If it is, I guess my plan of action
> would be to use python embeded in java applets.
>  Another question I have: Does any one know any really good, really
> easy to understand python books? I would prefer one that is avalible
> online for free, but I would also like to know my choices in print.
> Thanks in advance for any advice,
> cpunerd4
> P.S. I'm 14 and I know HTML, PHP, and I know about many others!

    "Dive into Python," availlable both in print and on-line.
    "Python - visual quickstart guide," availlable in print only
            very good for newbies like me..


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