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Learning Python

Learning Python

Author: Mark Lutz
Publisher: Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats
Describes the features of the Python programming language, covering such topics as types and operations, statements and syntax, functions, modules, classes and OOP, and exceptions and tools. - Publisher
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lutz, Mark.
Learning Python.
Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly Media, 2013
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Lutz
ISBN: 9781449355739 1449355730
OCLC Number: 829056028
Notes: Previous edition: 2009.
Includes index.
Description: li, 1540 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A Python Q & A session --
How Python runs programs --
How you run programs --
Introducing Python object types --
Numeric types --
The dynamic typing interlude --
String fundamentals --
Lists and dictionaries --
Tuples, files, and everything else --
Introducing Python statements --
Assignments, expressions, and prints --
if tests and syntax rules --
while and for loops --
Iterations and comprehensions --
The documentation interlude --
Function basics --
Scopes --
Arguments --
Advanced function topics --
Comprehensions and generations --
The benchmarking interlude --
Modules : the big picture --
Module coding basics --
Module packages --
Advanced module topics --
OOP : the big picture --
Class coding basics --
A more realistic example --
Class coding details --
Operator overloading --
Designing with classes --
Advanced class topics --
Exception basics --
Exception coding details --
Exception objects --
Designing with exceptions --
Unicode and byte strings --
Managed attributes --
Decorators --
Metaclasses --
All good things.
Responsibility: Mark Lutz.


Based on author Mark Lutz's popular training course, this updated fifth edition will help you quickly write efficient, high-quality code with Python. It's an ideal way to begin, whether you're new to  Read more...


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