[python-uk] Python 3 book - 45% off at amazon
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Wed May 6 18:05:33 CEST 2009
On 2009-05-06, Michael Connors wrote:
> Looks like a bargain.
> What is the target audience? Any good for someone with a lot of Python
> experience who is moving to Python 3?
The book assumes prior programming experience in _something_ (which
With a good Python background the first chapter should be an easy skim.
Python 3-specific material starts in chapter 2, particularly the
coverage of Unicode and str.format(). Python 3 isn't a revolution, so an
awful lot will be familiar, but everything is done from a Python 3 point
of view, so there's no mixing of Python 2 and Python 3 styles. And from
chapter 6 onwards, particularly chapter 8, will surely have some things
you haven't tried or considered before...
And given the price, it has got to be worth a go;-)
> 2009/5/6 Mark Summerfield <list at qtrac.plus.com>
> > Hi,
> > I've just noticed that amazon.co.uk are now charging just 15.94 GBP for
> > _Programming in Python 3_. I have no idea why or how long it will last,
> > but if you're interested maybe this would be a good time to get it:-)
> > See my website for the table of contents and for a PDF of one of the
> > chapters, and links to independent reviews. Both amazon.co.uk and have
> > "look inside", although amazon.com has more reviews.
> > :-)
> > --
> > Mark Summerfield, Qtrac Ltd, www.qtrac.eu
> > C++, Python, Qt, PyQt - training and consultancy
> > "Programming in Python 3" - ISBN 0137129297
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