Book Recomendations

Ryan M. mentaltruckdriver at
Sun Mar 2 02:45:55 CET 2008

On Mar 1, 7:56 pm, Ira Solomon <isolo... at> wrote:
> I am an experienced programmer (40 years).  I've done Algol (if you've
> heard of that you must be old too), PL/1, VB,VBA, a little C, and a
> few other odd languages (e.g. Taskmate).
> I'm interested in learning Python and have downloaded a slew of books.
> Too many.
> I'd like a recommendation as to which books are considered to be the
> cream of the crop.
> I know there are tutorials on the web, but, again, I don't know the
> quality.  I would appreciate recommendations on those as well.
> Thanks
> Ira

I would recommend checking out the official Python tutorial - - it has some valuable information, and is
always kept up to date.

I'm haven't looked at any Python books (yet), so I can't provide any
recommendations there.


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