Is Python like VB?

Tom Willis tom.willis at gmail.com
Fri Mar 18 21:45:10 CET 2005


On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 20:20:19 +0000, Steve Horsley <shoot at the.moon> wrote:
> scattered wrote:
> 
> > You are right that VBA isn't being discontinued yet. My own interest in
> > learning python is to find a replacement for Excel VBA. I'm a
> > mathematician who likes to throw quick programs together for things
> > like statistical simulations. I liked the ability to get functioning
> > code quickly in VBA, together with the ability to easily generate
> > graphs of the results, etc., but I finally got tired of the slow speed
> > and verbose syntax. I'm hoping that Python (as packaged by Enthought
> > together with various numerical and graphing modules) will be an
> > appropriate replacement.
> 
> Were you aware that OpenOffice.org version 2.0, which is due out soon
> (beta is available for download), can have python macros, as well as
> javascript and StarOffice Basic macros?
> 
> Steve
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