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The Quick Python Book by Naomi R. Ceder

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Appendix. Appendix

A guide to Python’s documentation

The best and most current reference for Python is the documentation that comes with Python itself. With that in mind, it will be more useful to explore the ways you can access that documentation than to print pages of edited documentation.

The standard bundle of documentation has several sections, including instructions on documenting, distributing, installing, and extending Python on various platforms, and is the logical starting point when you’re looking for answers to questions about Python. The two main areas of the Python documentation that are likely to be the most useful are the Library Reference and the Language Reference. The Library Reference is absolutely essential, because it ...

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