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Python Cookbookby David Beazley
Synopses & Reviews
If you need help writing programs in Python 3, or want to update older Python 2 code, this book is just the ticket. Packed with practical recipes written and tested with Python 3.3, this unique cookbook is for experienced Python programmers who want to focus on modern tools and idioms.
Inside, youll find complete recipes for more than a dozen topics, covering the core Python language as well as tasks common to a wide variety of application domains. Each recipe contains code samples you can use in your projects right away, along with a discussion about how and why the solution works.
Portable, powerful, and a breeze to use, Python is the popular open source object-oriented programming language used for both standalone programs and scripting applications. Completely updated for Python 3, the recipes in this book include:
With scores of practical examples and pertinent background information, the Python Cookbook, 3rd Edition is the one source you need if you're looking to build efficient, flexible, scalable, and well-integrated systems.
About the Author
David Beazley is an independent software developer and book author living in the city of Chicago. He primarily works on programming tools, provide custom software development, and teach practical programming courses for software developers, scientists, and engineers. He is best known for his work with the Python programming language, for which he has created several open-source packages (e.g., Swig and PLY) and authored the acclaimed Python Essential Reference. He also has significant experience with systems programming in C, C++, and assembly language.
Brian K. Jones is a system administrator in the department of computer science at Princeton University.
Table of Contents
PrefaceChapter 1: Data Structures and AlgorithmsChapter 2: Strings and TextChapter 3: Numbers, Dates, and TimesChapter 4: Iterators and GeneratorsChapter 5: Files and I/OChapter 6: Data Encoding and ProcessingChapter 7: FunctionsChapter 8: Classes and ObjectsChapter 9: MetaprogrammingChapter 10: Modules and PackagesChapter 11: Network and Web ProgrammingChapter 12: ConcurrencyChapter 13: Utility Scripting and System AdministrationChapter 14: Testing, Debugging, and ExceptionsChapter 15: C ExtensionsFurther ReadingIndexColophon
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