Dive Into Python is a free Python book for experienced programmers. It was originally hosted at DiveIntoPython.org, but the author has pulled down all copies. It is being mirrored here. You can read the book online, or download it in a variety of formats. It is also available in multiple languages.

This book is an archive version. You can read the revision history. The new version of the book is "Dive Into Python 3".

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