"Pythoner",Wish me luck!

George Sakkis george.sakkis at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 05:06:01 CEST 2009


On Apr 3, 3:47 pm, barisa <bbaj... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Apr 3, 8:58 pm, nrball... at gmail.com wrote:
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> > On Apr 3, 12:33 pm, barisa <bbaj... at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > > On Apr 3, 11:39 am, "Hendrik van Rooyen" <m... at microcorp.co.za> wrote:
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> > > > "Matteo" <tadw..... at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > > > On Apr 3, 9:05 am, Linuxwell <ahqylang... at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > > > >> Starting today I would like to study Python,Wish me luck!
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> > > > >Good luck!
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> > > > >Don't forget to...
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> > > > >>>> print 'Hello World!'
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> > > > This is better advice than what you may think,
> > > > because the interactive interpreter is your very
> > > > best friend when studying the language.
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> > > > You get there by typing "python" at the command
> > > > line, and pressing enter.
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> > > > Using it, you will save yourself many hours of
> > > > misunderstanding.
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> > > > - Hendrik
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> > > Hi,
> > > I'm also begginer in python;
> > > i did few basic programs about graph etc..
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> > > my question is : what benefit is using interactive intrepreter ?
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> > > i come from java backround, so I use eclipse for python as well.
> > > I start my program, it does it's job, and that's it.  (after some
> > > debugging ofc)
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> > I'm also a beginner in Python, but from my own experience the
> > interactive interpreter is great for experimenting with new modules
> > and output formatting because it allows you to see the immediate
> > output of a function before you write it into your program.  The
> > immediate result is that you'll see any errors and be able to fix them
> > before they end up in your script.
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> > Nick Ballardhttp://90daysofpython.blogspot.com
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> thanks, i'll give it a try

Or even better, install IPython [1], a python interpreter on steroids.
It's the first 3rd party python package I install on every new system
I work on; it's so powerful and versatile, it has almost displaced the
regular linux shell for me. I highly recommend it.

George

[1] http://ipython.scipy.org/



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