Python Resources

Obtaining / Accessing Python

  • Every Linux system comes with Python. 
  • You can download an academic copy from Enthought Python (web-link).

Recommended IDEs

  • IDLE

Documentation

Toolboxes / Packages

Books on Python (targeted towards Scientific Computing)

  • M. Lutz, Learning Python, O'Reilly Media, fourth edition, 2011.
  • H. P. Langtangen, A Primer on Scientific Programming with Python, Springer, New York, 2011.