More Impressions of Python (from a Java developer)Jeff Bail has just written an article on his first impressions of Python. I've been teaching myself Python for the last two weeks as well and I generally share Jeff's impresssions. I just wanted to add some more. Compared to JavaFoundations: The Ministry of Silly Objects « Python Tutorials for Kids 8+DENNIS: What I object to is that you automatically treat me like an inferior! ARTHUR: Well, I am king! (Scene 3) This post is about “objects”. Not everyday sort of objects that you can touch.Ruby vs Python: Choosing Your First Programming Language: Course Report(updated August 2016) So you've decided to switch careers and jump into tech. Congrats! Now, you're probably wondering which programming language you should learn first! Join Course Report and Bloc as we tackle all of your questions about two of the most popular languages taught at coding bootcamps: Ruby vs Python.
Introduction to Pyjamas, Part 1: Exploit the synergy of GWT and PythonIntroduction Google's Web Toolkit (GWT) lets you develop a Rich Internet Application (RIA) with Ajax, entirely in Java™ code. You can use the rich Java toolset (IDEs, refactoring, code completion, debuggers, and so on) to develop applications that can be deployed on all major Web browsers. With GWT you can write applications that behave like desktop applications but run in the browser.
Minecraft Config Editor: Tkinter Text Widget and Frames « Python Tutorials for Kids 8+Furtively he looks round, then takes from the desk drawer a comic-book entitled ‘Thrills and Adventure’. We see the frames of the comic strip. A Superman-type character and a girl are shrinking from an explosion. She is saying ‘My God, his nose just exploded with enough force to destroy his kleenex’. In the next frame, the Superman character is saying ‘If only I had a kleenex to lend him – or even a linen handkerchief – but these trousers…!!Style Guide for Python CodeThis document gives coding conventions for the Python code comprising the standard library in the main Python distribution. Please see the companion informational PEP describing style guidelines for the C code in the C implementation of Python . This document and PEP 257 (Docstring Conventions) were adapted from Guido's original Python Style Guide essay, with some additions from Barry's style guide . This style guide evolves over time as additional conventions are identified and past conventions are rendered obsolete by changes in the language itself.
10 Reasons Python Rocks for Research — Hoyt KoepkeThe following is an account of my own experience with Python. Because that experience has been so positive, it is an unabashed attempt to promote the use of Python for general scientific research and development. About four years ago, I dropped MATLAB in favor of Python as my primary language for coding research projects. This article is a personal account of how rewarding I have found that experience. As I describe in the next sections, the variety and quality of Python’s features has spoiled me.