Standard library Help

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Fri Jul 11 10:41:14 CEST 2014


On Fri, 11 Jul 2014 01:32:32 -0700, Nicholas Cannon wrote:

> Hey i would like to know alot more about the standard library and all of
> its functions and so on and i know it is huge and i would basically like
> to learn only the useful stuff that i could use and all of those
> features. i have been looking around and i cant really find anything so
> i wondering if you guys would know any places to learn it.

All of the standard library is useful to *somebody*. If you tell us what 
you want to do, we'll tell us which parts will be useful to you.

You can start by reading, or at least skimming, the docs:

# For Python 2:
https://docs.python.org/2/library/index.html

# For Python 3:
https://docs.python.org/3/library/index.html

You can also read the Python Module Of the Week:

http://pymotw.com/2/



-- 
Steven



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