[Tutor] python books

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Wed Feb 7 15:55:23 CET 2007

govind goyal wrote:
> hi,
> In regards to programming language I know C,C++ and little of perl syntax.

"Learning Python" is good for people with some programming background.
"Dive into Python" is popular but IMO it focuses too much on flashy
features and not enough on the basics. "Beginning Python" and "Core
Python Programming" are also good choices.

These and other books listed here:

Good online resources here:

"Teach yoursef python in 24 hours" is old and gets very poor reviews on


> On 2/7/07, *Kent Johnson* <kent37 at tds.net <mailto:kent37 at tds.net>> wrote:
>     govind goyal wrote:
>      > Hi,
>      >
>      > I want to purchase a python book but confused of which authur?I need
>      > suggestion.
>      > How is "Teach yoursef python in 24 hours by Ivan van laningham"?
>     Do you have any programming background or is Python your first
>     programming language?
>     Kent

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