An "alternative" to Learning Perl

Sean Wolfe ether.joe at
Sun Jan 8 22:55:22 EST 2012

On Sun, Jan 8, 2012 at 8:44 PM, Sebastian Rooks
<sebastian_rooks at lavabit.c_o_m> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I was wondering if you could help me. I'm looking for a python
> introductory book, kind of like Learning Python only smaller (?!)
> The thing is, I travel to and from work each day for about 1,5h in each
> direction, and do most of my reading on the train :\
> (seriously)
> And I can't find one (just one) python book shorter than 500 pages that
> is worth its weight in salt.
> Anyone know of any, any at all?
> All suggestions welcomed!
> -- Sebastian
> --

kindle? ipad? tablet?
also there is python programming for the absolute beginner, which is
agreat book but it's pretty beginner. But well written. At least
Iliked it.
Also byte of python ... I think there's a hardcover version you can

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