[Tutor] Exploring the Standard Library

Tim Golden mail at timgolden.me.uk
Tue Jul 8 16:32:08 CEST 2008

Hansen, Mike wrote:
>> [mailto:tutor-bounces at python.org] On Behalf Of Nathan Farrar
>> Sent: Saturday, July 05, 2008 12:24 PM
>> To: Python Tutor
>> Subject: [Tutor] Exploring the Standard Library
>> I'd like to spend some time exploring the standard library.  
>> I'm running python on Ubuntu.  How would I find the location 
>> of the modules (find / -name "os.py" does not yield results)?
>> Thanks!
>> Nathan 
> I'm a bit behind on reading the tutor list. I don't think I saw anyone
> mention "The eff-bot guide to the standard library". Granted, it might
> be a little dated, but I suspect that most of the modules haven't
> changed that much since it was written. I like it because it has
> example code.
> http://effbot.org/zone/librarybook-index.htm

And if anyone wants the paper version, I've a copy I'll happily
pass on for the cost of the postage. (I'm based in the UK).


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