[AstroPy] Python Books for Beginners?

Agile Aspect agile.aspect@gmail....
Fri Feb 5 20:45:58 CST 2010


I'd recommend "Learning Python" by Mark Lutz for the students and
"Numerical Methods in Engineering with Python" by Jaan Kiusalaas for
the lab.


On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 9:01 AM, Kelle Cruz <kellecruz@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I'm looking for book recommendations for beginning programmers starting with
> Python.  Think undergrads first programming project.  I see lots of
> possibilities on Amazon, but does anybody have any experience with them?
> While we're at it, any other books you'd recommend having around the lab?
> I'm tempted just to get a couple of the O'Reilly ones just because.
>
> (btw, I tried to search the archives for this mailing list, but I was
> unsuccessful...is there a search page that I missed?)
>
> Thanks!
> kelle
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