[Tutor] Where to find example source codes.

R. A. rob@jam.rr.com
Thu, 04 Jan 2001 06:58:02 -0600

I'd be glad to volunteer the server space.  The Tutor Archives are a
great resource, of course, but if anyone would like to work on a new
angle of some kind, don't let lack of server space slow ya down.

Rob A.

Nate Bargmann wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 31, 2000 at 09:01:43PM +1100, John Murray wrote:
> > >   It is said that the best way of learning a programing language
> > > is that you read some example souces and write some by your own.
> >
> > This reminds me of something I've been thinking about for a while, ie; should
> > we be making our individual python project's code available to each other?
> > There must be quite a few scripts in various stages of completion spread
> > throughout the tutor subscribers. As a newbie (to programming as well as
> > python), I would normally be embarrassed about releasing my hideously amateurish
> > code, though I would have no problems sharing it with other list members. Ugly
> > as my code may be, some of it has actually proven to be useful, so surely others
> > here have written useful stuff as well. Making projects available to each other
> > would give those without a project something to get into, and who knows, some
> > stuff might get developed to the point of public release. What do you think?
> > Sorry to sound like an open source evangelist...........
> >                        Happy New Year
> >                         Johnno
> Hi John and all.
> I think this would be an excellent idea.  Perhaps there could be some
> space made available at Python.org (I wouldn't know firsthand).  One
> thing I've found, is that in the process of learning anything there is a
> certain amount of "re-inventing the wheel" that happens.  However, the
> list archives to the Tutor List contain a number of code snippets and
> good examples posted in response to questions asked.
> Perhaps some kind of "How do I...?" web page that collates these
> snippets would be of some value.  I'm sure there are beginners as myself
> who have no formal computer science training (and our algebra is
> lackinga bit as well) find trying to work out some algorithm to seem
> like a tough task.  Fortunately, I have garnered many clues by lurking
> on this list and have saved a number of messages for quick reference.
> More food for thought.
> - Nate >>
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