Posts Tagged ‘tutorial’

Posts on Python and Big Data

See Neal Caren’s tutorials and posts on Python and Big Data here:

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install gevent

sudo apt-get install libevent-dev python-all-dev
sudo pip install gevent 

Nice tutorial on gevent: here.

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Video tutorials at

August 13, 2011 Leave a comment

Marakana‘s raison d’être is to help people get better at what they do professionally. We accomplish this by organizing software training courses (both public and private) as well as publishing learning resources, sharing knowledge from industry leaders, providing a place to share useful tidbits and supporting the community. Our focus is open source software.”

Their Python videos are here.

Python video tutorials

March 16, 2011 Leave a comment
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Python tutorials at IBM developerWorks

February 28, 2011 Leave a comment

IBM developerWorks has great tutorials. Check out their Python tutorials.

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Python tutorials of Full Circle Magazine in a single PDF

February 21, 2011 Leave a comment

On my other blog, I wrote a post on how to extract the Python tutorials from Full Circle Magazine and join them in a single PDF.

For the lazy pigs, here is the PDF (6 MB). Get it while it’s hot :)

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Should I use Python 2 or Python 3?

February 4, 2011 Leave a comment

Should I use Python 2 or Python 3?

This is a very common question when someone wants to learn Python. Here is a nice article about this topic:

(Thanks Jaume for the link.)

Update (20110404)

If you are ready to dive in Python 3, here are some tutorials:

  • The official Python 3 tutorial (HTML, PDF)
  • Further Python 3 docs (c-api.pdf, distutils.pdf, documenting.pdf, extending.pdf, faq.pdf, howto-advocacy.pdf, howto-cporting.pdf, howto-curses.pdf, howto-descriptor.pdf, howto-doanddont.pdf, howto-functional.pdf, howto-logging-cookbook.pdf, howto-logging.pdf, howto-pyporting.pdf, howto-regex.pdf, howto-sockets.pdf, howto-sorting.pdf, howto-unicode.pdf, howto-urllib2.pdf, howto-webservers.pdf, install.pdf, library.pdf, reference.pdf, tutorial.pdf, using.pdf, whatsnew.pdf)
  • Dive Into Python 3 (HTML and PDF)

Update (20110526)

I follow the following simple guideline: I use that version of Python that comes with Ubuntu by default. In Ubuntu 10.10 it was Python 2.6, in Ubuntu 11.04 it’s Python 2.7. When they switch to Python 3.x, I will switch too.