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best books for Python

Kishore Dandu
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What are the best resources/books for learning Python from a beginner to intermediate perspective.


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I found Dive Into Python to be a very nice start. It doesn't spend much time on your typical "here is a for-loop and next we'll look at 'while'" stuff. I found that most refreshing.


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Kishore Dandu
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Thanks Lasse. I know I can count on you any time.
 
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