Beginning with Python; the right choice?
zaphod at beeblebrox.net
Sun Jun 28 08:26:14 CEST 2009
> In terms of good tutorials for absolute beginners, here are two:
> Alan Gauld's Learning to Program
> ShowMeDo.com has lots of Python instructional videos, including this one
> for absolute beginners:
> I also recommend the Python tutor list, which you can sign up for here:
> So what is it that you want to use Python for?
Also have a look at http://openbookproject.net/thinkcs/python/english2e/
which is a bit less in depth but faster and also fun way to get started.
I teach high school programming and although I do teach Visual Basic at
the lower levels (grade 9/10) I use Python for my grade 11/12 students.
It's an easy language to learn and has an incredible amount of
functionality through importable libraries.
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