Created an app for live preview of Pandoc

When my wife was editing my books, she used for live preview of the text so that she knows what the output is going to be like. The caveat was that does plain Markdown and not Pandoc format which would mean the preview would be screwed up whenever there was a code block, etc., so, […]

An interactive version of A Byte of Python

Roorky is a new startup that has created a new file format and software for interactive books. As part of the default installation of the software, they are bundling A Byte of Python free with the software. What is interesting is that this may help complete beginners who stumble in getting started with IDLE, etc. […]

A Byte of Python in hard copy

If you’re the kind of person who prefers to read a physical book vs. online books, then you’ll be happy to know that the A Byte of Python book is now available as a printed hard copy. The best part is that the hard-working translators can also publish their translations and sell the printed copies, […]

Book updated for Python 3.0

After a gap of 3.5 years, I’ve finally updated the [‘A Byte of Python’ book](

The interesting news is that it is updated for the [upcoming Python 3.0 language]( making it probably the first book to be _released_ for Python 3.0.

The book is now a wiki too at []( which means [you can contribute]( too!