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  Python Programming Language -- Official Website
Python has also been ported to the Java and.NET virtual machines.
The first regional unconference for Pythoneers in Texas is being held on the University of Houston campus this weekend.
The 2nd annual Python workshop for the German-speaking countries is being held on September 7, 2007 in Leipzig, Germany.
www.python.org   (384 words)

  
  Why Python? | Linux Journal
I had already heard just enough about Python to know that it is what is nowadays called a ``scripting language'', an interpretive language with its own built-in memory management and good facilities for calling and cooperating with other programs.
Python was the first general-purpose language I'd ever used that reversed this process.
Python could then evaluate the fetchmail --configdump output and have the configuration available as the value of the variable ``fetchmail''.
www.linuxjournal.com /article/3882   (3872 words)

  
  Python programming language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Python is fully dynamically typed and uses automatic memory management; it is thus similar to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, Smalltalk, and Tcl.
Python 2.5.2a was released on April 27, 2006.
Python was created in the early 1990s by Guido van Rossum at CWI in the Netherlands as a successor of the ABC programming language.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Python_programming_language   (4941 words)

  
 Python - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pythons are distinguishable from boas in that they have teeth on the premaxilla, a small bone at the very front and center of the upper jaw.
Pythons are constrictors, and feed on birds and mammals, killing them by squeezing them to death.
Many cases of large pet pythons killing their owners have been documented [2], but all were due to poor husbandry on the part of the owner, rather than the snake just attacking at random.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Python   (937 words)

  
 Download Python Software
Python 2.5.1 Windows Itanium installer (Windows Itanium binary -- does not include source)
Python 2.5.1 for Macintosh OS X -- this is a universal installer that runs native on both PPC and Intel Macs.
See the Python Developer's Guide to learn about how Python development is managed.
www.python.org /download   (432 words)

  
 ONLamp.com: Python DevCenter
Building Decision Trees in Python Python is a good language for machine learning--it's easy to express powerful algorithms maintainably, and it's flexible to experiment with new approaches.
Python has a powerful interactive debugger that can let you get to the heart of your problem faster and more easily--if you know how to use it.
Python Podcasts In case anyone missed it, I had the opportunity to interview Guido van Rossum at PyCon this year.
www.onlamp.com /python   (1508 words)

  
 Python for Lisp Programmers
The two main drawbacks of Python from my point of view are (1) there is very little compile-time error analysis and type declaration, even less than Lisp, and (2) execution time is much slower than Lisp, often by a factor of 10 (sometimes by 100 and sometimes by 1).
Python does symbol lookup by interning strings in the hash tables that exist in modules and in classes.
Python does have access to the abstract syntax tree of programs, but this is not for the faint of heart.
www.norvig.com /python-lisp.html   (2660 words)

  
 And now for something completely different: Instant Python   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Python has all kinds of nifty things like named arguments and default arguments and can handle a variable number of arguments to a single function.
Python allows multiple inheritance, so you can have several superclasses in the parentheses, separated by commas.
Python uses dynamic as opposed to lexical namespaces.
www.hetland.org /python/instant-python.php   (2763 words)

  
 oreilly.com -- Online Catalog: Learning Python, Second Edition
Portable, powerful, and a breeze to use, Python is the popular open source object-oriented programming language used for both standalone programs and scripting applications.
Python is considered easy to learn, but there's no quicker way to mastery of the language than learning from an expert teacher.
Although nothing can beat the python manual, but this book brings in what the python manual doesnt - the experience of people who wrote it.The authors have used clear and lucid language with precise examples at places where they really matter.
www.oreilly.com /catalog/lpython2   (811 words)

  
 XML.com: XML Processing with Python
Python makes it easy to write programs that can be used both as stand-alone programs and as modules to other programs.
Some of these modules are written in Python and some are written in C. As a user of Python modules, you cannot tell the difference.
The vast bulk of Python's XML support is in the form of an add-on module under active development by the SIG for XML Processing in Python (known as XML-SIG).
www.xml.com /pub/a/1999/12/xml99/python.html   (1410 words)

  
 What Python Can Do for the Enterprise - NewsFactor Network
Python is an interpreted language, so developers do not have to compile an application to test it.
In technical terms, Python is a high-level, open source programming language that promises rapid development and a low barrier to entry for non-programmers.
Python is an interpreted language, which means developers do not have to compile an application to test it.
www.newsfactor.com /perl/story/20645.html   (589 words)

  
 Magnus's Python Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
More information about the Python language and related tools can be found at www.python.org and in the newsgroup comp.lang.python.
It's a subset of Python which is supposed to be a useful language in itself (and, of course, compatible with Python).
My articles Instant Hacking and Instant Python have received praise from several readers — in a blatant display of ego (wink), I have put some excerpts up here.
www.hetland.org /python   (993 words)

  
 Python things
Python is a clean and powerful semicompiled object-oriented programming language.
This patchfile should be applied to the Python 1.4 beta 3 distribution, and it alters three files:
This console features more tolerant pasting of code from other interactive sessions, better handling of continuations than the standard Python interpreter, highlighting of the most recently-executed code block, the ability to edit and reexecute previously entered code, a history of recently-entered lines, and automatic multi-level completion with pop-up menus.
lfw.org /python   (2326 words)

  
 Python
Python does not have a predecessor with which it needs to be backwards compatible (as is the case with successive Perl versions), meaning that no compromises were necessary.
A Python implementation that uses minimal amounts of C stack.
If you give the list of machine running as clients and list of Python-scripted jobs to Soth, it will connect the clients and send the jobs in a order and keep doing it till all the jobs are done.
cbbrowne.com /info/python.html   (541 words)

  
 Monty Python's Completely Useless Web Site
For the upcoming release of Monty Python's Spamalot, Hormel foods is giving the first 100 customers who purchase a ticket a golden can of honey grail spam.
According to a story over at BBC, 3 lost Monty Python sketches written by the late Graham Chapman have been found and are to be played this year at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Monty Python's Flying Circus was the totally meaningless name coined for the innovative English comedy troupe comprised of John Cleese, Eric Idle, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, and the late Graham Chapman.
www.intriguing.com /mp   (937 words)

  
 ActiveState O'Reilly Python cookbook code samples ratings review
Python Cookbook code is freely available for use and review.
Python allows a very high level and clean solution to control break reporting problems.
Except where otherwise noted, recipes in the Python Cookbook are published under the Python license.
aspn.activestate.com /ASPN/Cookbook/Python   (511 words)

  
 Programming:Python - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
The following articles are Python adaptions from articles of the Computer programming book.
The texts in these articles are language neutral but the examples are all Python.
The latest documentation for the standard python libraries and modules can always be found at The Python.org documents section.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Programming:Python   (106 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Python: DVD: Frayne Rosanoff,Robert Englund,Casper Van Dien,William Zabka,Dana Barron,Sara Mornell,Wil ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Python is terribly written, terribly acted, and terribly directed and features mediocre special effects (the snake is never the same size from scene to scene).
As the massive python gobbles up the locals one by one, it's up to Special Agent Parker (Van Dien) to conquer nature's ulitmate terror.
The good news is "Python" had a couple B-level actors in the cast, and appears to have had some kind of budget...the bad news is, that it is as much a waste of time, and as hard to sit through as "Night of the Komodo" was.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000053VC7?v=glance   (2323 words)

  
 Daily Python-URL
[Python Cookbook] Generic block iterator «A common task, especially in text processing, is to break some input sequence into chunks (lines, paragraphs, records, etc.) and process them one by one.
[Python Cookbook] A pythonic implementation of xrange «The built-in xrange is fast, but it does not support floats and longs as start,stop,step parameters.
[Python Cookbook] K fold cross validation partition «Takes a sequence and yields K partitions of it into training and validation test sets.
www.pythonware.com /daily   (924 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Learning Python (Help for Programmers): Books: Mark Lutz,David Ascher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If you already know "Programming Python", the previous book of Mark Lutz on Python, and are concerned about the possibility that this book was just another messy collection of concepts and tips, relax: this is a completely different object.
Python is a very smart language and deserved a better book than "Programming Python".
I know there are several choices for 'beginning' type Python books, and you may be tempted to choose a different one because it is newer than this one, but please understand that you lose nothing by reading this book instead.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1565924649?v=glance   (1985 words)

  
 Cetus Links: 16604 Links on Objects and Components / Python
It has interfaces to many system calls and libraries, as well as to various window systems, and is extensible in C or C++.
JPython is a new implementation of the Python programming language which is designed to run on the Java Platform.
Python Conferences and Workshops:   2000,   1999,   1998,   1997,   1996/1,   1996/2,   1995,   1995,   1994
www.cetus-links.org /oo_python.html   (702 words)

  
 Mod_python - Apache/Python Integration
Mod_python is an Apache module that embeds the Python interpreter within the server.
With mod_python you can write web-based applications in Python that will run many times faster than traditional CGI and will have access to advanced features such as ability to retain database connections and other data between hits and access to Apache internals.
Jan-09-2002 mod_python talk at Python 10 on Feb 5.
www.modpython.org   (428 words)

  
 Hotscripts.com :: Python   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This Python class creates horizontal / vertical bar graphs, progress bars and faders.
Python XML library for parsing and creating XML.
PUSSH is "Pythonic Ubiquitous SSH" - a parallel SSH command wrapper for U*x clusters.
www.hotscripts.com /Python/index.html   (133 words)

  
 The Pleasure Dome - Sup's Monty Python Bits
In 1995, Terry Jones presented a guided tour of the Crusades, the 11th and 12th century struggle for control of the Holy Land between the Muslims and Christians, on the History Channel and A&E. The program (in four parts) got good reviews, was informative, and was a lot of fun.
Some are cooler than exploding penguins, and others are about as useful as a breakfast of spam, egg, sausage, spam and spam without the spam.
Use these words peacefully, do not use them as deadly weapons, and by all means show the Pythons a little respect and buy everything that you see with their names on it (just like I have!).
www.geocities.com /TelevisionCity/8889/python.htm   (1157 words)

  
 WebProgramming - PythonInfo Wiki
Albatross (1.33 Released 12/16/05)Albatross is a small and flexible Python toolkit for developing highly stateful web applications.
Python Paste (0.4.1 Released 02/18/06)brings consistency to Python web development and web application installation, providing tools for both developers and system administrators
pyhtmloo pyhtmloo is a library that allows python developers to use HTML code like any other python objects.
wiki.python.org /moin/WebProgramming   (1144 words)

  
 ActiveState - ActivePython free Python open source language distribution - Dynamic Tools for Dynamic Languages
ActivePython includes the Python core, the core extensions zlib and bzip2 for data compression, the bsddb database library, and the Tix GUI widgets for Tkinter.
In addition to the core Python docs, ActivePython includes "What's New in Python", "Dive into Python", Python FAQs, HOW TOs, and the Python Enhancement Proposals (PEPs).
Guaranteed and supported Python and key modules, backed by an SLA and ActiveState's team of Python experts.
www.activestate.com /Products/ActivePython   (256 words)

  
 The Vaults of Parnassus: Python Resources
Patches and other enhancements for making Python behave the way you want.
Text and GUI interfaces, widgets and controls for use with python.
Python related web sites (personal, user group, non-english, collections, etc).
www.vex.net /parnassus   (66 words)

  
 FedoraNEWS.ORG
I just stumbled on this student film called "A Python Love Story" which was made in 2001 by a group of high school students in Yorktown High School (Arlington, Virginia) with help of a Computer Science Teacher named Jeff Elkner who wrote How to Think Like a Computer Scientist:Learning with Python.
After spending about half an hour watching this video, I've learned this is not only funny but very educational video for introducing Python.
Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Tcl, Scheme, or Java.
fedoranews.org /tchung/python   (308 words)

  
 Python (2000) (TV)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The cheesiest special effects put on film in decades and a cast wandering through this train wreck in a daze combine to make this almost, but not quite, a camp classic, the kind of movie where the audience gets drunk and throws things at the screen.
Wrap herself in a towel and have it secured by wardrobe so it stays on the rest of the movie.
The python, being a special effect with no brain of its own, patiently waits before resuming the attack.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0209264   (263 words)

  
 Download Python Documentation
To download an archive containing all the documents for this version of Python in one of various formats, follow one of links in this table.
Printing PDFs using Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0: Adobe has reportedly admitted that there is a bug in Acrobat Reader 5.0 which causes it not to print at least some PDF files generated by pdfTeX.
This software is used to produce the PDF version of the Python documentation, and our documents definately trigger this bug in Acrobat Reader.
docs.python.org /download.html   (440 words)

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