[Tutor] Python Docs (Was: Reformatting phone number)

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Thu Aug 21 18:13:59 CEST 2008

2008/8/21 W W <srilyk at gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 5:13 AM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2008/8/21 OmerT <Jaggojaggo+Py at gmail.com>:
>> > mostly, I google "docs.python" and the term or class I'm looking for.
>> > Mind, this mainly works for modules or classes which came with the
>> > interpreter.
>> >
>> Exactly- that only works for term, classes, and functions that you
>> already know the name of. The php docs have a list of all the
>> functions with a one-line description. It's very easy to find which
>> funtion performs what one needs.
> http://docs.python.org/modindex.html
> http://docs.python.org/lib/lib.html
> They may not have a one line description, but for the most part they're
> either fairly self explanatory or sounds like what they should. And if you
> still can't find what you want, just ask here, and someone should have an
> answer for you!

Thanks. Searching for startswith(), assuming that I do not know the
name of it, leads me to the same p

Dotan Cohen



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