[Tutor] My new web tutor launched
klas.martelleur at telia.com
Thu Nov 11 22:45:27 CET 2004
Is it possible to buy your latest tutor as a book?
söndagen den 7 november 2004 13.40 skrev Alan Gauld:
> Its taken much longer than expected but my all-new, all-singin'
> all-dancin' web tutor is officially launched!
> Thanks to all those who submitted comments on the drafts.
> A quick summary of the new features:
> - Uses Python 2.3 as the main language
> Not all features but where there have been changes in preferred
> approach these are adopted, for example string methods etc.
> Wheras Tcl and QBASIC were strictly used for comparisons and only
> around 75% of Python's coverage. I believe you could actually
> these languages from the tutor now.
> - Has new chapters on text processing and regular expressions
> The text processing was very thin, there is much more on using
> string methods and a whole intro to regular expressions, basically
> reproducing the regex chapter from my book.
> - has many more examples
> This was one comon criticism, hopefully the increased code count
> will keep folks happy. There will inevitably be bugs so if you
> find any please let me know so i can fix 'em!
> - has much more detailed explanations - overall its about 50% bigger
> My priorities for the immediate future are getting two new
> loaded onto the site - an update of the Czech one based on the new
> material, and a brand new Polish edition also based on the new
> After that I'll be starting a series of new topics focused on
> applications: using os, path, CGI, sockets, xml etc...
> Enjoy, and as ever send that feedback to me.
> Alan G.
> Tutor maillist - Tutor at python.org
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