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Python Ecosystem – An Introduction ·

Python Ecosystem – An Introduction ·
When developers shift from PHP, Ruby or any other platform to Python, the very first road block they face (most often) is a lack of an overall understanding of the Python ecosystem. Developers often yearn for a tutorial or resource that explains how to accomplish most tasks in a more or less standard way. What follows is an extract from the internal wiki at my workplace, which documents the basics of the Python ecosystem for web application development for our interns, trainees and experienced developers who shift to Python from other platforms. This is not a complete resource. My target is to make it a work in perpetual progress. Hopefully, over time, this will develop into an exhaustive tutorial. Intended Audience This is not about teaching Python - the programming language. I am assuming you are working on Linux (preferably Ubuntu/Debian) or a Linux-like operating system. Search the web for the best possible ways of installing Python on your operating system. The version confusion

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(the eff-bot guide to) The Standard Python Library (the eff-bot guide to) The Standard Python Library [home] [zone] Based in part on over 3,000 newsgroup articles written by Python veteran Fredrik Lundh since 1995, this book provides brief descriptions and sample scripts for all standard modules in the Python 2.0 library. For more information on the book and the print editions, see (the eff-bot guide to) The Standard Python Library. Introduction to Python This is the material which I use for teaching python to beginners. tld;dr: Very minimal explanation more code. Python? Interpreted languageMultiparadigm Introduction

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The Python Tutorial Python is an easy to learn, powerful programming language. It has efficient high-level data structures and a simple but effective approach to object-oriented programming. Python’s elegant syntax and dynamic typing, together with its interpreted nature, make it an ideal language for scripting and rapid application development in many areas on most platforms. The Python interpreter and the extensive standard library are freely available in source or binary form for all major platforms from the Python Web site, and may be freely distributed.

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