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Re^2: Perl fan being tempted with Python

by willyyam (Priest)
on Jun 17, 2005 at 14:11 UTC ( #467731=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


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No, there is no PythonMonks (a very great failing) and there is no CPAN for Python (another great failing). There is a Perl to Python phrasebook, which is quite handy.

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Re^3: Perl fan being tempted with Python
by adrianh (Chancellor) on Jun 17, 2005 at 20:11 UTC
    there is no CPAN for Python

    While there isn't really anything in the Python world that matches CPAN for integration and size, there are some sites like the Vaults of Parnassus and the Python Package Index that go some way to filling the hole.

Re^3: Perl fan being tempted with Python
by MonkOfAnotherSect (Sexton) on Jun 22, 2005 at 08:34 UTC
    The online Python Cookbook may be helpful

    There's also PLEAC, which is a reasonably comprehensive translation of the most common bits of the Perl Cookbook's code (Python and Ruby have ~65% each).

    The best online resource, though, is comp.lang.python

Re^3: Perl fan being tempted with Python
by Arunbear (Prior) on Jun 21, 2005 at 13:04 UTC

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