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Fedora™ 7 Unleashed by Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson

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Chapter 26. Working with Python

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Python on Linux

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The Basics of Python

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Functions

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Object Orientation

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The Standard Library and the Vaults of Parnassus

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Reference

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As PHP has come to dominate the world of web scripting, Python is increasingly dominating the domain of command-line scripting. Python’s precise and clean syntax makes it one of the easiest languages to learn, and it enables programmers to code more quickly and spend less time maintaining their code. Although PHP is fundamentally similar to Java and Perl, Python is closer to C and Modula-3, and so it might ...

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