Name: [002] Ian Ozsvald
Member: 109 months
Authored: 181 videos
Description: I am the co-founder of ShowMeDo (see http://showmedo.com/about), author of `The Screencasting Handbook <http://thescreencastinghandbook.com>`_ and the founder of the professional screencast production company `ProCasts <http://procasts.co.uk>`_: .. image:: http://procasts.co.uk/media/procasts_sma ...

Series Overview [ID:232] (Free) (1/10)

in series: Python Development on XP

(Showmedo is undergoing major changes. To report any problems viewing the videos please email us and include browser and OS specifics. Cheers - Kyran.)

This 3 minute tour tells you about the PyDev and IDLE development environments, writing your first Python project and using strong coding techniques to improve your own programs.

You are encouraged to ask questions by leaving me a Comment to help you get the most out of this series. To talk to your fellow Pythonistas you should post into the ShowMeDo Learners Google Group.

Got any questions?

Get answers in the ShowMeDo Learners Google Group.

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  • Published: 92 months ago

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35. cnvegnix Mon, 16 Aug 2010 00:57

Thank you for your great job!


34. Changa Tshering Wed, 11 Aug 2010 20:51

I am beginner, and have lots of problems with accessing the editor.Well,this video will help me to broaden my knowledge and skills after completing the video session.

Thanks


33. João Paralta Thu, 29 Jul 2010 05:41

Hi. It seems ok but then I´m just a beginner. I´m going to see the rest of your page in order to find out your prices and way to buy the series.

best regars


32. Kevin Espenshade Mon, 24 May 2010 22:23

Thanks for the vids on PyDev.


31. Ric Koehn Sat, 15 May 2010 16:51

Thanks for the videos, which, hopefully will allow me get up and running with Python.

Ric Koehn


30. charles p. turner Sat, 27 Feb 2010 08:44

I just discovered Python and want some instructions.


28. Adam Simon Sun, 10 Jan 2010 05:19

Greet this could help me to learn new program such as python.


The Python content is good. The online website interface is cluugy. I have no idea what I have already watched.


26. anonymous Mon, 07 Dec 2009 05:04

The introduction is great


Good intro, simple and precise. The only detail I noticed is the author's tone of voice is a little low.


24. anonymous Mon, 12 Oct 2009 12:59

great!!


23. anonymous Mon, 07 Sep 2009 11:20

Looking nice.


22. anonymous Fri, 14 Aug 2009 16:27

Cool


21. anonymous Tue, 11 Aug 2009 12:48

Thanks for putting this together. I am encouraged by what I've seen and intend to purchase the series.


20. anonymous Tue, 14 Jul 2009 15:45

sounds good so far


19. anonymous Fri, 10 Jul 2009 10:06

I am using a PC and xp. I can not view any of the videos?? what could be the problem

Thanks,

Sharon


18. anonymous Fri, 10 Jul 2009 10:05

I am using a PC and xp. I can not view any of the videos?? what could be the problem

Thanks,

Sharon


17. anonymous Tue, 23 Jun 2009 16:36

looks great. unfortunately it all Klingon, and I have no idea what you're talking about. Can't wait to write my first program. i


16. anonymous Fri, 22 May 2009 06:30

At present no comments


I am sold. Checking out the cost now ...


Review of Series Overview

how to get page off my screen so i can see text beneath


thank you, very easy to find, follow and learn from


Hi anon. Yes, the commenting (and other parts of the site) would be nicer if they were AJAXified. That's something we'd like to look at, though for now our priority is definitely to keep producing useful new series for you all.

Don't forget about our Google Group:

http://groups.google.com/group/showmedo

if you'd like to talk to our main authors and us, especially if you have other suggestions.

Cheers,

Ian.


9. anonymous Tue, 04 Mar 2008 05:57

I found interrupting the video to request feedback before I have completed the video very annoying. I only have a 64K line thus making it a pain to view the videos in the first place.

Can you re-look at the policy/rules in place to make the experience less distracting?

Other than that, great work!


Hi Anon. You need to Subscribe to get access - we no longer sell the videos individually. You can see full details here:

http://showmedo.com/subscribe

You are welcome to buy the minimum subscription which is 3 months, then 'cancel' it at PayPal so it doesn't bill in 3 months time, you'll obviously get the full 3 months worth of access here in ShowMeDo. You'll have access to 2 full series and a 3rd which I'm publishing at the moment, then all the rest that I publish over the coming months (probably 5 more series).

HTH,

Ian.


7. anonymous Sun, 17 Feb 2008 04:21

I would like to buy your video on Python newbies on xp, can I deposit the money in your account. I live in Australia


I had 3 requirements in mind when decided to look for a Python tutorial\course. I wanted the tutorial to be:

1. Professional in content and implementation, high level and clear.

2. Fast, I wanted to dive into Python as quickly as possible (I have limited time).

3. Cheap (or at least affordable), since I do it on my own expense taking advantage of having a bit of time between jobs.

Having completed this series I am glad to say that it is certainly meets all my requirements and above!

Thank you Ian for a great course and I certainly going to continue my Python studies with your other series: "Python 101 - easygui and csv".

Ofer


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