Slides About the Slides

What are we covering?

But specifically...

BTW! OOP, Unit Testing, maybe decorators, and maybe magic methods will be up after this presentation.

Who?

Structure

For the rest of this part of this section:

Some Python history

Where it's going (and how it's getting there)

Where you've seen it before

About the language

And all of that means...

Setup

The current 2.x release is 2.7.2, so we'll target that for our exercises.

Aaaaaannnnnnnddddd GO!

Test your install by typing "python" in terminal or cmd.exe

joe@natty:~$ python

Python 2.7.1+ (r271:86832, Apr 11 2011, 18:05:24) 
[GCC 4.5.2] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

>>> print "Hi PyGotham!"
Hi PyGotham!

Some miscellaneous links

Some miscellaneous (mostly non-Python) links