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Python Cookbook : Recipes for Mastering Python : 3rd Edition - David Beazley

Python Cookbook

Recipes for Mastering Python : 3rd Edition

Paperback Published: 23rd May 2013
ISBN: 9781449340377
Number Of Pages: 706

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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, you’ll 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.

Topics include:

  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Strings and Text
  • Numbers, Dates, and Times
  • Iterators and Generators
  • Files and I/O
  • Data Encoding and Processing
  • Functions
  • Classes and Objects
  • Metaprogramming
  • Modules and Packages
  • Network and Web Programming
  • Concurrency
  • Utility Scripting and System Administration
  • Testing, Debugging, and Exceptions
  • C Extensions

About the Authors

Brian K. Jones is the Chief Technology Officer at AWeber Communications. He is also co-author of Linux Server Hacks, Volume Two , as well as Python Cookbook, Third Edition. He's the creator of Python Magazine, and former Editor in Chief of php|architect Magazine. He's also the founder of the Python User Group in Princeton (PUG-IP) and co-founder of LOPSA-NJ. Finally, Brian plays a mean game of straight pool, brews beer, plays guitar, and writes a good bit of code, usually in Python. Brian has been a member of the Python Software Foundation since 2011, and speaks regularly at conferences and meetups.

Dave has been an active Python developer since 1996. He is probably best known as the author of the Python Essential Reference (Addison-Wesley) as well as the popular Swig tool for creating Python C extensions. Since 2007, he has primarily focused on Python teaching and training.

Chapter 1 Data Structures and Algorithms
Chapter 2 Strings and Text
Chapter 3 Numbers, Dates, and Times
Chapter 4 Iterators and Generators
Chapter 5 Files and I/O
Chapter 6 Data Encoding and Processing
Chapter 7 Functions
Chapter 8 Classes and Objects
Chapter 9 Metaprogramming
Chapter 10 Modules and Packages
Chapter 11 Network and Web Programming
Chapter 12 Concurrency
Chapter 13 Utility Scripting and System Administration
Chapter 14 Testing, Debugging, and Exceptions
Chapter 15 C Extensions
Appendix Further Reading

ISBN: 9781449340377
ISBN-10: 1449340377
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 706
Published: 23rd May 2013
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 17.8  x 3.6
Weight (kg): 1.11
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised

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