Learning Python, Second Edition Second Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0596002817
ISBN-10: 0596002815
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About the Author

Mark Lutz is an independent Python trainer, writer, and software developer, and is one of the primary figures in the Python community. He is the author of the O'Reilly books Programming Python and Python Pocket Reference (both in 2nd Editions), and co-author of Learning Python (both in 2nd Editions). Mark has been involved with Python since 1992, began teaching Python classes in 1997, and has instructed over 90 Python training sessions as of early 2003. In addition, he holds BS and MS degrees in computer science from the University of Wisconsin, and over the last two decades has worked on compilers, programming tools, scripting applications, and assorted client/server systems. Whenever Mark gets a break from spreading the Python word, he leads an ordinary, average life with his kids in Colorado. Mark can be reached by email at , or on the web at http://www.rmi.net/~lutz.

David Ascher is the lead for Python projects at ActiveState, including Komodo, ActiveState's integrated development environment written mostly in Python. David has taught courses about Python to corporations, in universities, and at conferences. He also organized the Python track at the 1999 and 2000 O'Reilly Open Source Conventions, and was the program chair for the 10th International Python Conference. In addition, he co-wrote Learning Python (both editions) and serves as a director of the Python Software Foundation. David holds a B.S. in physics and a Ph.D. in cognitive science, both from Brown University.


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  • Item Weight : 1.9 pounds
  • Paperback : 552 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0596002815
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0596002817
  • Product Dimensions : 7 x 1.11 x 9.19 inches
  • Publisher : O'Reilly Media; Second Edition (January 2, 2004)
  • Language: : English
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4.0 out of 5 stars Slow moving for those with previous programming experience.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good book for learning
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