Lurking the “Favorite language?” thread, I saw a lot of people liking Python. It’s indeed also my script language of choice.
For forks who are into Python AND blockchain, my friend Tom a.k.a. local human develops the Python SDK for Neo, and here the compiler and parts of the wallet are to be done. If you want to get into the nitty gritty, the best way to learn is to really follow his actions and support us over at the CityOfZion Slack. Here the interesting 101 for the compilation usage as is
I’ll also be posting introductory videos on the smart contract front for those repositories
For people starting and wanting to learn it, I always recommend the MIT youtube lecture “Lec 2 | MIT 6.00 Introduction to Computer Science and Programming, Fall 2008” and the online book “Learn Python the hard way” is supposed to be good.