5 Minutes with Python - A Video Series

5 Minutes with Python: A Video Series

Checking out Python but don't have the time to read the manuals? Relax and watch a video or two that demonstrate the power and flexiblity of Python.

First 5 Minutes with Python

Ian Ozsvald:

I'm often asked 'what are the resources and tutorials like for Python?' so here I try to answer the questions you might ask in your first 5 minutes with Python.

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Python and the Interactive Shell 'IPython'

Jeff Rush:

A brief introduction to the enhanced interactive shell name IPython. Superior to the default Python shell, IPython provides power object introspection features, easy access to operating system commands and integrates with your text editor.

If after watching this introduction you'd like a more in-depth look at its features, check out the 5-part screencast demonstration walkthru.

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A Demonstration of ReStructuredText

Jeff Rush:

A quick look at a style of marking up plaintext called "ReStructuredText" with hotkeys from the Emacs text editor to view the result as HTML, PDF and slides.

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Python and the Image Manipulation Library

Jeff Rush:

A slideshow overview of the features of the widely used 2-d image manipulation package for Python named 'PIL', providing for the viewing, copying, printing, filtering and transformation of images, including palette manipulation, pixel filtering and multipage animations.

To comment or vote for this talk, please visit the original on the showmedo.com website, where there are other, sometimes longer screencasts about Python as well.

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