|| at Mar 6, 2011 at 9:58 pm
On 04/03/2011 17:49, Ignoramus20691 wrote:
I bought a "Hello World!" book for my 9 year old son. The book teached
"programming for kids" and it does it in Python.
I do not know any Python, but I am very comfortable with C++ and perl.
I wrote a little over 100k lines of perl.
I want to learn Python quickly to help him with his studies/fun.
I would prefer a "no shit" book that quickly teaches a language to
I moved to python after a heavy C++ background - I boosted myself to
self-supporting status with OReilleys "Learning Python" on and off over
the course of a weekend, skipping the parts that looked familiar.
For some reason I didn't use the official python tutorial, though I have
used it as a semi-reference on occasion since - it might be a good idea
to start with that and see if it is efficient enough for you.