Python Book Recommendations

kyosohma at kyosohma at
Wed Aug 15 17:34:37 CEST 2007

On Aug 15, 10:30 am, Azazello <tyle... at> wrote:
> On Aug 15, 7:47 am, "Shawn Milochik" <Sh... at> wrote:
> > If I could have only one book, I would buy "Core Python, Second
> > Edition," by Wesley Chun.
> > For the record, I own:
> > Core Python, Second Edition (great)
> > wxPython in Action (haven't used yet)
> > Beginning Python (barely used)
> > Python in a Nutshell (use as a reference, although interactive python
> > dir() is more useful)
> > Dive into Python (great book)
> > Python Cookbook (great book)
> > Python Pocket Reference (not very useful)
> > Python Phrasebook (I love the Phrasebook series, but this isn't a
> > necessary book)
> I would like to add:
> Foundations of Python Network Programming
> I also use the Python Essential Reference.  (although all of the
> information is probably online it's nice to have a solid paper
> reference)

Depending on what you're doing, a book can actually be faster than
Google! Of course, a lot of these books don't cover any 3rd party
modules, so Google is still very handy.


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