[Tutor] Alan's book - was "Learning python scripts for practical linux activities."

David Heiser davidheiserca at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 20:25:38 CET 2015

Thanks for the Shameless Plug, Alan.

I went to Amazon, scanned through your book, and learned some things 
about "sets" that will help me in my job.

Bought the Kindle version. Great stuff.

On 1/15/2015 8:53 AM, Alan Gauld wrote:
> On 15/01/15 14:07, dw wrote:
>> I would like to find a source, book etc.... of Python learning projects.
>> Projects that are useful for standard Linux activities like bulk
>> renaming files, managing repository packages.
>> Maybe python scripts that incorporate "LAME" for modifying audio files.
>> Anything of that nature.
> That's kind of the point of my new book "Python Projects"
> If you go to Amazon the free preview covers the first chapter
> (intro to Python) plus a section of chapter 1 which includes
> interacting with the OS.
> Other topics included are reading different file formats, Database 
> access(dbm,shelve,SQL) UI design(CLI, argparse,cmd and GUI with 
> Tkinter) Web dev (with Flask) and testing/debugging.
> Its targeted at those who have done a basic intro to python and
> want to go further and start their own projects.
> Have a look at the preview it might suit you.
> Sorry for the shameless plug but it does look like a fit.

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