looking for a book on python

laplacian42 at gmail.com laplacian42 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 27 08:38:23 CEST 2009


On Jun 26, 8:48 pm, Randy Foiles <ab... at 127.0.0.1> wrote:
> Hello and thank you for taking your time to read this.
>         I was interested in learning about python.  In the long ago past I did
> learn some programing but I have not used any of it for years.  I do
> remember some basics however so the book does not have to be for a total
> beginner.  (C, C++, BASIC, Visual BASIC, Pascal and some ADA)
>         I have been using Linux for a while and overall still don't know much
> about it but I can find my way.  I have my system dual boot with windows
> vista.
>         I do realize that everyone is different but I would like to see some
> suggestions and maybe reasons why you think it is good.  I have looked
> for/searched and found a few different books but as my means are a bit
> limited right now I don't really want to buy several just one or maybe
> two books.
>         Oh and if someone knows a place to find some used books of this sort
> that would be great (ebay I guess :)
> Thanks for your thoughts
> Randy theslayers9   gmail

The Oreilly "Python in a Nutshell" (2006, 2nd ed.) book is very good
and will get you up to speed in short order.



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