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Clickable Index to Beazley Python Tutorials

timothy posted more than 12 years ago | from the online-reference dept.

Programming 10

InnerPeace Volunteers writes: "David Beazley's Python slides are excellent, and a very popular way to learn Python. However, if you wanted to look something up days later, they was no index. There is now."

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Funky Dory... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2941588)

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Python? (1)

Tuxinatorium (463682) | more than 12 years ago | (#2941604)

ewww... Too inefficient for large programs.

Re:Python? (1, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2942077)

Oh? Inefficient in what way? (time? space? programmer time?) What has the largeness of a program got to with efficiency?

Re:Python? (0, Troll)

Zach Garner (74342) | more than 12 years ago | (#2942171)

inefficient use of memory
inefficient use of time
inefficient use of programmer time

efficient use can be questioned for any resource

(this post is not about, nor do I care about, python)

Re:Python? (3, Insightful)

PD (9577) | more than 12 years ago | (#2944038)

If something *has* to be inefficient, then I want it to be processor inefficient. My CPU cycles are probably the cheapest part of all the computing that I do. Python is an extremely useful tool for me, despite the fact that it's slower than C++ or C. When I need to write a utility, I want to write it quickly, and I don't really care if it runs relatively slowly.

Re:Python? (2)

Splork (13498) | more than 12 years ago | (#2945419)

too slow? tell that to our 50,000 line program. Think again, only 1% of your code needs speed and that's easy to optimize by making a small C/C++ library only when a profiler determines it is necessary.

Python info (2, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2942468)

Beazley... (3, Informative)

ameoba (173803) | more than 12 years ago | (#2942505)

While I never spent much time looking at the slides, Beazley's book "Python Essential Refference" is definately one of the best dead-tree computro books I've used. In a sense, it's comparable to K It's well written consise and always within reach. It's an indispensable reference guide (hence the name), but not a great book to learn from, as none of the examples actually do anything.

Re:Beazley... (1)

NeuroMorphus (463324) | more than 12 years ago | (#2945200)

Where can I get "Python Essentia Reference?" BTW, I think the slides are great ;)

Re:Beazley... (1, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 12 years ago | (#2945868)

Well, you can always get it from Amazon [] . If you pick it up from somebody else, make -sure- to get the 2nd edition, it was updated to cover Python 2.1.
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