[SciPy-user] good python books

Bill Dandreta wjdandreta at att.net
Fri Nov 18 11:14:00 CST 2005

Jordan Mantha wrote:

>I would like to second Bob's recommendation. I have been using this book 
>for learning Python. I get a lot more out of it than a lot of other 
>python books because it is scientifically oriented. It seems a lot of 
>Python books I pick up at the library are more for web or programming 
>applications. It has a fair amount of info on using numarray (or scipy 
>or Numeric) to speed up computationally intensive code. I also find the 
>examples are much easier for me to learn by because I understand more of 
>what the code is trying to achieve.
>That said, I agree that the Gui part isn't very interesting to me. I 
>would rather try wxpython or pygtk. It is also nice to have gone through 
>a quick tutorial online or something because it does assume some basic 
>programming knowledge. Anyway, that's my $0.02
Here's a good resource for Python tutorials (over 200 listed).



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