Working in Python means working with external modules, virtual environments and all sorts of useful extensions of the Python language. This week we talk with Carl about how modules work, how to choose good ones, and how to get started with Python as a Mac Admin
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Python 2.7.15 Documentation
The Python Standard Library
Modules and Packages
Definitive Guide to Python import statements
Modules and Packages: Live and Let Die! (Warning – 3hr video)
pip vs easy_install
Python for macOS
Wheel vs Egg
Python on wheels
Python Virtual Environments
Python virtual environments: A primer
Installing packages using pip and virtualenv
XKCD Wisdom of the Ancients
Requests for Python
Corey Schafer on YouTube
Learn Python the Hard way
Carl’s Apple Loops Script
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