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Book Review: Making Use of Python

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While this review isn't very positive on the book in question, it does manage to be worthwhile reading by recommending several alternatives.
Making Use of Python's readers will learn Python, but they won't learn Python at its best. Gupta apparently worked with an early release of 2.2 while preparing the book, but takes almost no advantage of the wealth of features introduced since version 1.5.2. Using Python without list comprehensions, generators, or iterators, for examples, is the moral equivalent of buying a Jaguar and never getting past second gear.
 read more | mail this link | score:6621 | -Ray, February 27, 2003
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