Is python worth learning as a second language?

grocery_stocker cdalten at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 15:33:56 CET 2009


On Mar 9, 5:30 am, Nick Craig-Wood <n... at craig-wood.com> wrote:
> ZikO <ze... at op.pl> wrote:
> >  I am a C++ programmer and I am thinking of learning something else
> >  because I know second language might be very helpful somehow. I have
> >  heard a few positive things about Python but I have never writen any
> >  single line in python so I do not know this language at all.
>
> >  Do you think python would be good complementary language for C++?
>
> Yes
>
> > Do you think it's worth learning it or let's say try Java?
>
> Jave is basically C++ with the hard bits taken out.  I wouldn't
> bother.
>
> > and how difficult it would be for me if I know C++ pretty well I
> > would say?
>
> Go here
>
>  http://www.diveintopython.org/
>
> Download the PDF or buy the book.
>

What about the stuff on docs.python.org? Isn't that information just
as reliable?




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