What was your strategy?

Lou Pecora pecora at anvil.nrl.navy.mil
Tue Nov 16 20:22:08 CET 2010

In article <mailman.1013.1289791781.2218.python-list at python.org>,
 Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 14 Nov 2010 16:32:24 -0600, Jorge Biquez <jbiquez at icsmx.com>
> declaimed the following in gmane.comp.python.general:
> > I was wondering if you can share what was the strategy you followed 
> > to master Python (Yes I know I have to work hard study and practice a 
> > lot). I mean did you use special books, special sites, a plan to 
> 	I picked up the first edition "Programming Python" (and a now
> forgotten competitor book) since the Amiga was mentioned... 

I'll jump in and recommend the book "Python in a Nutshell" by Martelli.  
It may be a little dated now, but it covers many Python topics in good 
detail without becoming a bloated reference. Nicely written.  It's still 
the first book I reach for after 6 years of Python coding and it rarely 

-- Lou Pecora

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