Dive Into Python 3, good tutorial (was: Newbie suggestion: nice tutorial)

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Sun Oct 26 08:40:59 CET 2014

Martin S <shieldfire at gmail.com> writes:

> So it was back to the internet - and this one seems pretty
> comprehensive and understandable:
> http://www.diveintopython3.net/

Yes, Mark Pilgrim wrote this originally for Python 2, and it was one of
the best even then. The revised edition for Python 3 is highly

> It doesn't cover the latest point version of Python (it's still Python
> 3), but I hope it doesn't matter much?

You're right, it is still a good tutorial.

Unfortunately, the primary author has disappeared

Fortunately, the work is free software, so every recipient already has
full permission to improve it and share the result.

Does anyone know of an active project maintaining this great resource
and releasing newer versions?

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Ben Finney

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