How to begin

Ryan Gonzalez rymg19 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 15 02:58:09 CET 2014


Ack, I meant that, not the whole reference.


On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 6:57 PM, Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au>wrote:

> Ryan Gonzalez <rymg19 at gmail.com> writes:
>
> > Read the Python reference. I know it's long, but it saves you trouble
> > of accidentally reinventing the wheel.
>
> Hmm, the language reference is targeted at people *implementing* Python,
> not people who are learning to use it (though it is valuable for them
> also). It would be rather overwhelming for a beginner, IMO.
>
> You should instead be directing newcomers to beginner documentation,
> such as <URL:https://wiki.python.org/moin/BeginnersGuide> and especially
> the Python tutorial <URL:http://docs.python.org/3/tutorial/>.
>
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