Gain a fundamental understanding of Python's syntax and features with this up-to-date introduction and practical reference. Covering a wide array of Python-related programming topics, including addressing language internals, database integration, network programming, and web services, you'll be guided by sound development principles. Ten accompanying projects will ensure you can get your hands dirty in time.Updated to reflect the latest in Python programming paradigms and several of the most crucial features found in Python 3, Beginning Python also covers advanced topics such as extending Python and packaging/distributing Python applications.What You'll LearnBecome a proficient Python programmer by following along with a friendly, practical guide to the language's key featuresWrite code faster by learning how to take advantage of advanced features such as magic methods, exceptions, and abstractionGain insight into modern Python programming paradigms including testing, documentation, packaging, and distributionLearn by following along with ten interesting projects, including a P2P file-sharing application, chat client, video game, remote text editor, and moreWho This Book Is ForProgrammers, vice and otherwise, seeking a comprehensive introduction to the Python programming language.
Magnus Lie Hetland is an experienced Python programmer, having used the language since the late 1990s. He is also an associate professor of algorithms at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, having taught algorithms for the better part of a decade. Hetland is the author of Practical Python and Beginning Python, first and second editions, as well as several scientific papers.
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