Anything like "Effective Java" for Python?

mk mrkafk at
Thu Mar 11 18:28:04 CET 2010

kj wrote:
> Subject line pretty much says it all: is there a book like "Effective
> Java" for Python.  I.e. a book that assumes that readers are
> experienced programmers that already know the basics of the language,
> and want to focus on more advanced programming issues?

I'm surprised nobody mentioned Dive Into Python:

Available for free online. Most Python books contain a lot of 'hello 
world' material which for someone who knows at least one programming 
language is boring, this one doesn't, it cuts straight to the point. I 
found it very readable.


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