Anything like "Effective Java" for Python?

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Mar 12 14:07:00 CET 2010


Neo wrote:
> I have learned java for half a year and now I want to learn Python,
> should I learn python 3k or the traditional version?
> 
That depends on whether you need to use specific libraries that haven't
yet been ported to Python 3. If so then start with Python 2. If not,
start with 3 - the differences are small enough that you can relatively
easily fall back to 2 if you need to get access to non-ported libraries.

regards
 Steve

> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 7:19 AM, kj <no.email at please.post> 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?
> 
>     ~K
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>     http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-list
> 
> 


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