Fri, 14 Jan 2000 02:22:02 +0000
> "Stacie S." wrote:
> I'm a programming newbie. I chose Python because Leo Laport
> said It was powerful and easy (and free).
> I don't find it that easy. I've learned well from "dummies"
> books in the past.
> I can program a little in QBASIC but python is different.
Yes, it's different. It's far more funny, flexible, powerfull, ...
but to benefit from the Python power, you'll have to play with classes.
> What books can I get on python (I learn well from books)
Learning Python (ed.O'Reilly) by Lutz & Ascher, for example.
> and just how powerfull is python?
Up to where you can go.
> are there any share/freeware examples for
> download ( or sold in stores)?
Examples in the book(s), Python's Tutorial ...
If you want more, read the sources of the various modules.
Keep trying, it's worth the effort.