Preparing teaching materials

Tim Golden mail at
Fri Mar 20 13:44:00 CET 2009

Michele Simionato wrote:
> On Mar 20, 12:58 pm, grkunt... at wrote:
>> I am considering teaching a beginning programming course using Python.
>> I would like to prepare my class handouts in such a way that I can
>> import the Python code from real ".py" files directly into the
>> documents. This way I can run real unit tests on the code to confirm
>> that they work as expected.
>> I am considering using LaTeX to write the handouts and then converting
>> them to PDF files. I will probably use a Makefile to convert the LaTeX
>> with embedded Python code into the PDF files using pdflatex.
>> I will probably organize my directory structure into sub-directories
>> py-src, py-test, doc-src, and doc-dist.
>> I will be starting out using Windows Vista/cygwin and hopefully switch
>> to a Macbook this summer.
>> Any thoughts?
> One word: Sphinx.

And the second word(s):

..  literalinclude::


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