[Tutor] New Python book

Dick Moores rdm at rcblue.com
Wed Oct 5 21:30:09 CEST 2005

Andrew Fant wrote at 11:41 10/5/2005:
>Kent Johnson wrote:
> > Dick Moores wrote:
> >
> >>Magnus Lie Hetland's new book, _Beginning Python: From Novice to
> >>Professional_ was published by Apress on Sept. 26 (in the U.S.). Very
> >>much worth a look, IMHO. But what do the tutors think?
> >>
> >><http://www.bestbookdeal.com/book/compare/159059519X>
> >
> >
> > This seems to be an update to his previous book, "Practical Python", 
> rather than a completely new book. The TOC is almost identical. I 
> haven't read the earlier book, either, so I don't have an opinion. The 
> same sample chapter is available for each if anyone wants to compare. 
> (see www.apress.com)
> >
> > Kent
>Has he at least changed the GUI chapters away from AnyGUI to one of the 
>toolkits?  The last edition would have been more use to me if it didn't 
>do all
>of its GUI programming in a toolkit that the author has removed from 

No AnyGUI. Emphasis on wxPython.

Dick Moores

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