Since some code samples behave differently under Linux, Windows, or Mac OS X, they contain doctest directives in comments. Note: Quite some code samples references the ctypes c_int type. Distutils-SIG. Django. Essential Python Reading List. Here’s my essential Python reading list.
I’ve tried to order the items so you can pause or stop reading at any point: at every stage you’ll have learned about as much possible about Python for the effort you’ve put in. The Zen of Python The Zen of Python is so short I can include it here in its entirety. Typing import this in an interpreted session gives a pythonic spin on “Hello, world”. >>> import this The Zen of Python, by Tim Peters Beautiful is better than ugly. FlickrUploadr - Linux. Custom Search Python. How not to write Python code » Ikke’s blog. Lately I’ve been reading some rather unclean Python code.
Maybe this is mainly because the author(s) of the code had no in-depth knowledge of the Python language itself, the ‘platform’ delivered with cPython,… Here’s a list of some of the mistakes you should really try to avoid when writing Python code: Some days ago RealNitro pointed me at this list of essential Python readings. “Idiomatic Python” is a must-read, even for experienced Python developers. That’s about it for now, maybe I’ll add some more items to this list later on. Mark Lutz's Home Page. Package Index. Python Documentation.