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||<tablestyle="width: 100%; table-layout:fixed" 50% #eeeeee> [[Community]] ||<50% #eeeeee> [[PythonWebsite|Python Web Site]] ||
|| A guide to the wider community || Behind the scenes of python.org ||
||<#eeeeee> [[LocalUserGroups|Local User Groups]] ||<#eeeeee> [[How to...]] guides ||
|| Find a Python group near you. || [[http://www.python.org/dev/doc/|Contribute to the documentation]] ||
||<#eeeeee> [[VolunteerOpportunities|Volunteer Opportunities]] ||<#eeeeee> [[CoreDevelopment|Core Development]] ||
|| Projects which need help || Developing the Python language and runtime itself ||
||<#eeeeee> [[DiversityInPython|Diversity in Python]] ||<#eeeeee> [[BuildBot|Buildbot]] ||
|| Resources on being welcoming to all populations of Python users. || Automated testing of the Python source code ||
||<#eeeeee> [[CommercialServices|Commercial Services]] ||<#eeeeee> PyBots ||
|| People you can pay to develop or deploy Python on your behalf || Python Community Buildbots ||
||<#eeeeee> [[Special Interest Groups]] (SIGs) ||<#eeeeee> [[PythonEnhancementProposals|Python Enhancement Proposals]] (PEPs) ||
|| Discussion of improvements in specific areas || How the language evolves ||

The Python Wiki

Python is a great object-oriented, interpreted, and interactive programming language. It is often compared (favorably of course :-) ) to Lisp, Tcl, Perl, Ruby, C#, Visual Basic, Visual Fox Pro, Scheme or Java... and it's much more fun.

Python combines remarkable power with very clear syntax. It has modules, classes, exceptions, very high level dynamic data types, and dynamic typing. There are interfaces to many system calls and libraries, as well as to various windowing systems. New built-in modules are easily written in C or C++ (or other languages, depending on the chosen implementation). Python is also usable as an extension language for applications written in other languages that need easy-to-use scripting or automation interfaces.

Getting Started

Beginners Guide


Links to tutorials, courses and resources

Learning materials, topic guides and links to central resources

Beginner Errors

Python Books

Some common pitfalls of beginners

Books about Python plus reviews

Asking for Help

Python Audio Materials

Questions asked by beginners, answered here

A mixture of introductory and topical material


Python Implementations

Resources written in languages other than English

Different software which runs programs in the Python language

See also the documentation category for all known documentation-related pages.

Events, Courses, Conferences, Community

Python Software

Python Projects

Development Tools

Information on finding software projects written in Python, including...

Managing your code more effectively


Python Editors

Ready-to-run applications which use Python

Editing your code more effectively

Useful Modules

Publishing Python Modules

Some building blocks for your own projects (including frameworks for database, GUI, Web programming)

How to make others aware of your own works

Using this Wiki

Feel free to add more useful stuff (see HelpContents and HelpOnEditing to learn how), but do us a favour and do tests in the WikiSandBox if you're not accustomed to Wiki technologies. If you're new to Wikis, please read WikiWikiWeb.

{i} See WikiGuidelines for details of the policies and rules governing this Wiki.

{i} See SiteImprovements for a discussion of improvements to this Wiki and other related sites.

http://www.python.org/moin/?action=rss_rc See RecentChanges for a history, available in RSS format. To see pages which need writing, take a look at DesiredPages.

To report problems or to help out, please contact the python.org maintainers.

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