Mastering Python... Best Resources?

Kayode Odeyemi dreyemi at
Fri Aug 26 15:44:21 CEST 2011

On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 2:28 PM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 10:58 PM, Travis Parks <jehugaleahsa at>
> wrote:
> > I haven't gotten to the point where I can truly use the language
> > features to my full advantage. I haven't seen enough "tricks" to be
> > effective. I feel like there is so much of the language I am not
> > utilizing because I'm still thinking in terms of a less powerful
> > language. I was hoping to find a series that would familiarize me with
> > how real Python programmers get things done.
> >
> Ah! Then I recommend poking around with the standard library. No
> guarantees that it's ALL good code, but it probably will be. In any
> case, it sounds like you're well able to evaluate code in your own
> head and recognize the good from the ugly.
> In the source distribution (I'm looking at the latest straight from
> hg, but presumably it's the same everywhere), there's a whole lot of
> .py files in ./Lib - there's sure to be some good examples in there
> somewhere.
> ChrisA

As a rule of thumb, I have learnt to always make the python source my best

> --

Odeyemi 'Kayode O. t: @charyorde
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