ISO Python example projects (like in Perl Cookbook)

Robert Hicks sigzero at
Thu Jan 10 19:34:54 CET 2008

On Jan 10, 11:13 am, kj <so... at> wrote:
> I'm looking for "example implementations" of small projects in
> Python, similar to the ones given at the end of most chapters of
> The Perl Cookbook (2nd edition, isbn: 0596003137).  (Unfortunately,
> the otherwise excellent Python Cookbook (2nd edition, isbn:
> 0596007973), by the same publisher (O'Reilly), does not have this
> great feature.)
> The subchapters devoted to these small projects (which are called
> "Program"s in the book), each consists of a description of the
> task, a discussion of the relevant design considerations, and one
> or more illustrative implementations.  As such, these programs are
> larger and more complex than the typical "recipe" in the book, but
> are still short enough to be read and understood in a few minutes.
> I find the study of such small programs invaluable when learning
> a new language.
> Does anyone know of a source of similar material for Python?
> TIA!
> kynn
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> NOTE: In my address everything before the first period is backwards;
> and the last period, and everything after it, should be discarded.

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