Python in a Nutshell, Second Edition (In a Nutshell)

Python in a Nutshell, Second Edition (In a Nutshell)

This booklet deals Python programmers one position to appear after they need assistance remembering or decoding the syntax of this open resource language and its many robust yet scantily documented modules. This entire reference consultant makes it effortless to appear up the main usually wanted information--not almost about the Python language itself, but additionally the main usually used components of the normal library and an important third-party extensions.

Ask any Python aficionado and you can listen that Python programmers have all of it: a chic object-oriented language with readable and maintainable syntax, that permits for simple integration with elements in C, C++, Java, or C#, and an immense choice of precoded general library and third-party extension modules. in addition, Python is simple to benefit, but robust adequate to tackle the main formidable programming demanding situations. yet what Python programmers used to lack is a concise and transparent reference source, with the precise degree of steerage in how most sensible to exploit Python's nice energy. Python in a Nutshell fills this need.

Python in a Nutshell, moment version covers greater than the language itself; it additionally bargains with the main often used components of the normal library, and the most well-liked and demanding 3rd get together extensions. Revised and improved for Python 2.5, this booklet now includes the gory info of Python's new subprocess module and breaking information approximately Microsoft's new IronPython venture. Our "Nutshell" structure matches Python completely by means of featuring the highlights of crucial modules and features in its common library, which hide over ninety% of your sensible programming wishes. This booklet includes:

  • A fast moving instructional at the syntax of the Python language
  • An rationalization of object-oriented programming in Python
  • Coverage of iterators, turbines, exceptions, modules, programs, strings, and standard expressions
  • A quickly reference for

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