Jeff Rush has started work on an excellent new ShowMeDo series – in Python Source Walkthroughs Jeff talks you through existing Python code to show you how and why the code has been written this way.
This is a great way to learn Python from an experienced coder (Jeff is also a member of the Python Software Foundation), you can learn more on Jeff’s author page.
First you get Walkthru of a Simple Text Line Matcher (grep):
“Let’s start with a simple program, one that reads lines of text from one or more files and prints out those lines that match a regular-expression pattern. We’ll give it command-line options and then in successive reworkings in this talk have it underline the matches and accept multiple patterns any of which can match.”
Second, for networking-types, you get Walkthru of a Twisted Webserver:
“A guided walkthrough of a website served using the Twisted framework. The site illustrates the STAN document object model, iterative construction of page content and how to hook an RSS feed of news into a side pane of the site.”
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