Suggestions for a Java programmer

Ray ray_usenet at
Thu Mar 24 15:07:22 CET 2005

Ville Vainio wrote:
> Regarding a Java programmer moving to Python, a lot of the mindset
> change is about the abundant use of built in data types of Python. So
> a Java programmer, when confronted with a problem, should think "how
> can I solve this using lists, dicts and tuples?" (and perhaps also my
> new favourite, sets). Class-based solution should be chosen only
> seeing that the problem can't be trivially solved with built-in

Hmmm, but isn't it the same as a Java programmer who's familiar with
the Collection Framework? (Which has list, dict (map), and set)?

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