The Quick Python Book

The Quick Python Book


By (author) Vernon L. Ceder

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  • Publisher: Manning Publications
  • Format: Paperback | 400 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 231mm x 25mm | 590g
  • Publication date: 21 January 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 193518220X
  • ISBN 13: 9781935182207
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 146,891

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HIGHLIGHTUpdated from the classic original, The Quick Python Book, Second Editionwill help working programmers become proficient in Python, from basics toadvanced functions.DESCRIPTIONThe Quick Python Book, Second Edition, is a clear, concise introduction to Python3, aimed at programmers new to Python. This updated edition includes all thechanges in Python 3, itself a significant shift from earlier versions of Python.The book begins with basic but useful programs that teach the core features ofsyntax, control flow, and data structures. It then moves to larger applicationsinvolving code management, object-oriented programming, web development,and converting code from earlier versions of Python.True to his audience of experienced developers, the author covers common programminglanguage features concisely, while giving more detail to those featuresunique to Python.< /P>KEY POINTS• Appeals both to Python novices and programmers migrating from earlierversions who want to quickly grasp the new features of Python 3• Teaches best practices for objected oriented design and testing• Demonstrates how to use regular expressions and Java with Python• Key concepts illustrated with clear, simple examples and annotated code

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A programmer since the early 80’s, Vern Ceder has been teaching programmingfor nearly 20 years. He has been involved with Python since 2001, administeringservers and developing large database and web applications using Python, Zope,Django, and various Python libraries. Vern also frequently speaks on using andteaching Python in schools and gives day-long training sessions on programmingand teaching in Python.