Non-English Python Resources
Here are links to Python documents in languages other than
English, including things like Python documentation translations,
articles, and mailing lists.
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Here are links to the sections on this page, by language:
- There is a Python tutorial in Croatian, written by
Nikola Plejic. Three parts are available:
- AFPY - Association
Francophone PYthon, a French-speaking Python users'
- There is a wiki for French-speaking Python users.
- Cours de programmation Python, by Gérard Swinnen.
This document is partly and adaptation and translation of
Downey & Elkner's How to Think Like a Computer
Scientist, and partly original material.
- Une journée avec IDLE is a French translation of
Danny Yoo's One Day of IDLE Toying, translated by Yannick
- The French company Logilab offers a Python course
- Python & Compagnie, a
French-language forum for beginners, is available.
- A team of French-speaking translators of the python
official documentation is very active, and has set up a
project on SourceForge: http://frpython.sourceforge.net. Contributors are
of course allways welcome. The result of their efforts
and current status can be found here.
- Python Blanc Bleu
Belge is a page of Python news and information
maintained by the Belgian Free Software Programmers Club.
- Learning Python, by Mark Lutz and David Ascher,
has now been translated into French by Olivier Berger,
Sébastien Tanguy and Jérôme Kalifa. It's in French
bookstores as Introduction à Python.
- Tutoriel Python, a
tutorial written by Jérôme Tschanz.
French Python Day - May 28 1999, near Paris.
Organized by PSA member ONERA. Some resources:
Olivier Berger's Python site you'll find various
packagings of a French translation of the Python tutorial,
- an online HTML version,
- tar.gz and zip archives of it, and
- dvi and postscript renderings.
- Also, his translation of Magnus Hetland's Instant
Fermigier had an article, Présentation du langage Python, in the French computer
magazine, Pogrammez!. (10-Dec-1998)
French Python mailing list
- An Einfuehrung (introduction) and Beispiele (examples).
- A German-language newsgroup,
- A German-language IRC channel,
#Python.de on IRCnet.
- Python für Kids - Gregor Lingl's book introducing
Python to kids in middle and high school. See also
the book's home page.
- German language
- Another German
website for Python users.
- A German page for
newcomers and oldtimers, maintained by Peter Gerlach.
- Einstieg in Python, by Thomas Theis, is a
German book teaching Python for beginners.
Published by Galileo Press.
- Pythonmania, a
German site with a growing collection of tutorials and
- German Python Board
A German Python Board for Python programmers..
The first German board for newbies and all others!
- Python - kurz & gut, 2. Auflage.
The German translation (by Dinu Gherman & Christian
Tismer) of Mark Lutz's Python Pocket Reference
covers Python 2.2.
- Python & XML is the translation of
Python and XML by Christopher A. Jones & Fred
L. Drake, Jr. into German by Dinu Gherman.
- Danny Yoo's: Ein Tag Spielerei mit IDLE - a gentle
introduction to IDLE (translated by # Gregor Lingl).
- Python Standard-Bibliothek is the translation of
Python Standard Library by Fredrik Lundh into
German by Christian Tismer & Dinu C. Gherman.
- Perl und Python - Zwei Skriptsprachen im Vergleich
is a comparison of Perl and Python by Stefan Schwarzer.
- Python Referenz is a translation of
Python Essential Reference, 1st ed.,
by David Beazley into German by Dinu Gherman for
M+T Verlag, Germany.
- Programmieren lernen is a translation of
Alan Gauld's Learning to Program.
- Einführung in Python is a translation of
Learning Python by David Ascher & Mark Lutz
into German by Christian Tismer for O'Reilly Germany.
- Mit Python Programmieren by Tobias Himstedt and
- Das Python-Tutorium is a German
translation of the Python Tutorial. The
translation was performed by Dinu Gherman.
Himstedt wrote a article for the German magazine
- Das Python-Buch by Martin von Löwis and Nils
Fischbeck. See also Addison-Wesley/Germany's entry for the book.
- German Python mailing list
article in the German magazine iX entitled
"Beschränkung aufs Wesentliche - Wie Python arbeitet", by
contains links and discussions of
interest to Python programmers in Israel.
Python Language Website in Hungarian; contains links
to Hungarian resources where available and English resources
- Tutorial Python 2.2 is the translation of the
Python Tutorial by GvR et al. into
Romanian by Mihai Matei Gheorghe and Aurelian Coman.
programovacieho jazyka Python -- original
documentation for Python in Slovak, by Milan Toma. This
includes the basics of programming in Python, from the
print statement to object-oriented
published an article
on Secret Labs and eXtreme Programming.
is starting a series of articles on Python programming in
their June 2001 issue (appearantly not online).