Newbie suggestion: nice tutorial

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sun Oct 26 23:11:03 CET 2014


On 10/26/2014 3:22 AM, Martin S wrote:

> So it was back to the internet - and this one seems pretty
> comprehensive and understandable:
>
> http://www.diveintopython3.net/
>
> It doesn't cover the latest point version of Python (it's still Python
> 3), but I hope it doesn't matter much?

I expect not. The book appears to have been written at the time of 3.1. 
  There was no new syntax (but some stdlib improvements) in 3.2.  3.3 
brought an improved unicode implementation and 'yield from'.  You likely 
do not need to know about 'yield from' unless you use coroutines with 
the 3.4 asyncio module. I expect nearly all the beginner code in the 
book should still work.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy




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