[SciPy-user] Getting started wiki page

Stef Mientki s.mientki at ru.nl
Thu Jan 11 17:29:14 CST 2007



Gael Varoquaux wrote:
> Once again I had to explain to a new student what scipy was, what python
> was, and what he should read in order to start working with these tools.
>
> I have started a "Getting Started" page on the wiki to answer this
> problem. The idea would be to guide the complete beginner to get him
> productive as quickly as possible (like the "Getting started" page in
> matlab).
>   
very good idea, as I'am starter myself (started 2 weeks ago),
I spent a few days typing my first "Python characters".
That was until I discovered the Enthought-edition (worth to mention on 
your page).
Secondly, you mention SPE, which crashed 2 times in 5 minutes :-(
So I switched to PyScripter (which crashes when doing plots in debug mode),
but I can live with that ;-)

btw I know it's a wiki, but I feel myself a to newbie.

cheers,
Stef Mientki



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