I think a separate list is most apropriate. The developoment list shouldn't be encumbered with questions from newbies
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in programming. That said, I am willing to act as a mentor for a separate list.
On Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 09:02:59PM -0700, Hector Elias wrote:
Is that an appropriate mailing list to conduct a discussion of learning Python? Or should we create a separate list?
On Aug 16, 2017, at 8:58 PM, Joseph Lee <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
The most appropriate list to join is nvda-devel (hosted at SourceForge). I'm not qualified to create a subgroup on this forum.
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Lenron
Sent: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 8:55 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] I am interested in programming for NVDA
I would be up to joining this list as well. Alsways up for learning something new.
On 8/16/17, nasrin khaksar <email@example.com> wrote:
i wish that learn python too.
here the email address of sally that you and james wanted.
On 8/17/17, Hector Elias <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Correction I was able to find the e-mail, and I have e-mailed Sally
On Aug 16, 2017, at 6:58 PM, Hector Elias <email@example.com> wrote:
I would be interested in joining this group. I have some Python
experience, and will be taking a course at my community college in a
few weeks. Syntax errors are usually caused because there is an
error when using the code. I have seen those courses and I found
that sometimes they would not describe the syntax correctly; which
lead to miss typing the code. Python is case sensitive, or you might
have missed a certain punctuation mark.
Sally, your e-mail doesn't show up on this thread. I only see the
mailing list address. Could you send us your e-mail?
On Aug 16, 2017, at 12:52 PM, Sally Kiebdaj <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thank you for the copious advice!
In the past, I tried MIT OpenCourseware and MITx 6.00 which are
both versions of their introduction to computer science course
taught in Python. I always ended up in the situation where
following the directions keystroke for keystroke generated a syntax
error and I had no one to ask for help. This is what I want to
avoid by having friends plugging away at it with me and experts on
hand for when we bog down.
If others are interested in finding a book/course and slogging
through it together, please reply to me privately and I am happy to
facilitate communication and coordination off list.
I would also be happy to work through any future NVDA specific
So, drop me a line if you would like to plod through this in a
group with me.
Hope to hear from some of you on this thread.
On 8/13/2017 4:21 PM, John J. Boyer wrote:
You don't have to learn python the hard way. What you need is a
tutorial that assumes no probramming experience and no familiarity
with programming concepts. Manuals aren't it. They are for
programmers learning a new language. What is needed is a turorial
written by someone who has experience teaching programming from
the ground up.
On Sun, Aug 13, 2017 at 12:11:01PM -0700, J.G wrote:
as I have written, beginners to programing should take a
tutorials/manuals, which are simple and explain python in plain
language so it can be understandable for all of us. I suggest you:
there are books, which can help you self-teaching coding. these
are divided in cca 50 section - exercises. through them you can
begin to know how to programing.
warning: if you really want to code, you will have to train
yourself a lot.
hope this helps and that in this post I was clearer than in my
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