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Re: Beginning Hobbyist Programmer Question

From: Mike Treseler
Subject: Re: Beginning Hobbyist Programmer Question
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2008 16:19:58 -0800
User-agent: Thunderbird (X11/20060911) wrote:
> Ok, I'm beginning to teach myself the art of computer programming. I'm
> starting with Python and I've built a few scripts that have increased
> my productivity tremendously at work, doing a lot of data crunching,

> Can anyone provide a cogent explanation for why I should take the time
> to climb that learning curve? What are the benefits, as you see them?

Python mode might be reason enough.
Open then C-c C-c

If there are no errors, a buffer opens showing the output.
If there is an error, the point jumps to the line and the
error message is displayed in the output buffer.

Fix the error and C-c C-c again.
And so on.

           -- Mike Treseler

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