howardrh at westerncom.net
Mon Oct 10 19:55:51 CEST 2005
A good introduction to Python is the recently published book "Beginning
Python from Novice to Pro". It provides a quick introduction to
Python, skips a lot of the details hard core programmers expect, and
has very few samples of difficult to understand lines of code that can
easily discourage the novice programmer.
Paul DiRezze wrote:
> I'm spending the next two weeks off and I'm looking to take a crack at
> learning how to program in Python. Here's a list of the places I've
> http://www.python.org/doc/ and more specifically
> I'm looking for additional resources (links, names of books,
> whatever...) that you think may help me out.
> I'm a hobby programmer using mostly BASIC(s) and some Java. I know
> procedural programming and I know what encapsulation, inheritance and
> polymorphism are but I have very little experience in using them as I've
> written just a few Java programs (i.e., I guess I could use a primer in
> OO programming).
> Any ideas?
More information about the Python-list