Introducing Python : modern computing in simple packages / Bill Lubanovic.Publisher: Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly Media, Inc., 2019Copyright date: ©2020Edition: Second editionDescription: xxviii, 597 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781492051367; 1492051365Subject(s): Python (Computer program language) | Application software -- Development | Application software -- Development | Python (Computer program language)DDC classification: 005.133 LOC classification: QA76.73.P98 | L83 2020
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Part 1. Python basics. A taste of Py -- Data : types, values, variables, and names -- Numbers -- Choose with if -- Text strings -- Loop with while and for -- Tuples and lists -- Dictionaries and sets -- Functions -- Oh oh: objects and classes -- Modules, packages, and goodies -- Part 2. Python in practice. Wrangle and mangle data -- Calendars and clocks -- Files and directories -- Data in time : processes and concurrency -- Data in a box : persistent storage -- Data in space : networks -- The web, untangled -- Be a Pythonista -- Py art -- Py at work -- Py Sci.
"Easy to understand and fun to read, this updated edition of Introducing Python is ideal for beginning programmers as well as those new to the language. Author Bill Lubanovic takes you from the basics to more involved and varied topics, mixing tutorials with cookbook-style code recipes to explain concepts in Python 3. End-of-chapter exercises help you practice what you've learned. You'll gain a strong foundation in the language, including best practices for testing, debugging, code reuse, and other development tips. This book also shows you how to use Python for applications in business, science, and the arts, using various Python tools and open source packages."--Amazon.com.