@PyNoobs: The Fundamental Five Built-in Functions, and Beyond!

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Wed Jul 27 04:22:00 CEST 2011


On Wed, 27 Jul 2011 10:01 am rantingrick wrote:

> ============================================================
>  The "Fundamental Five" built-in functions
> ============================================================
> There are quite a few helpful built in functions provided to the
> python programmer however in my mind five of them are the most
> important to Python noobs. The "fundamental five" i call them. I
> believe you should not do anything with Python until you are
> completely familier with these five because most of the bugs and mis-
> understanding a new user experiences can be solved by using these five
> functions.

Rick, this is excellent work. If you did more of this sort of thing and less
ranting, you would be far more respected and much less likely to be
kill-filed.

You've just earned yourself a retroactive Get Out Of Kill-File card. Don't
make me regret it.



-- 
Steven




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