Python programming books

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Wed Feb 23 02:19:57 CET 2011

On 2/22/2011 7:54 PM, David Keeler wrote:
> I am relatively new to python. I've been reading online docs and
> tutorials for 4-5 weeks now, but I like actual books. I am not new to
> programming and I have worked with quite a few languages. I'd like a
> good reference with basic stuff including classes and maybe some web
> programming, sockets, tkinter, good explanation of classes and all that
> OO stuff. I want to work with version 3 since 3.2 was just released. Can
> anyone suggest a recent book that might fit the bill? I know what's
> available, at least on Amazon but am a little perplexed by the choices
> and reviews I've seen. I would greatly appreciate some help.

Since Amazon has all or most of the books we might suggest, perhap you 
could describe your perplexities. In particular, what about Mark 
Summerfield's book?

Terry Jan Reedy

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