[Pythonmac-SIG] Re: Getting acclimated

Lee Cullens lee_cullens at mac.com
Wed Mar 16 17:00:42 CET 2005

Mentioned this before, but just for context - new to Mac and Python but 
retired from a software engineering career.  Dual 2.5 Power Mac G5; OS 
X 10.3.8; Python 2.3; PythonIDE, Package Manager, PythonLauncher, IDLE. 
  Also have a PC on my LAN, but use it only as a test platform (dislike 
MS Windows environ).  I do the odd project in the areas of multimedia 
presentations, graphical (charting) and DB front-end GUIs. Until 
recently I did such with Macromedia Director or more simply with Adobe 

Now, perhaps I'm getting ahead of myself as I'm not that far along in 
studying Python let alone producing an application, but I'm a little 
behind the curve regarding creating a "stand alone" application, 
especially X platform.  There are two ways that come to mind that I 
might get up to speed.

1) links to relevant material (but what I've read so far is conflicting 
and confusing).

2) working with someone knowledgeable (doing the grunt work) to produce 
an instructional guide that would acclimate others (and myself in the 

Any thoughts and suggestions are appreciated :~)


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