Effective Python: 59 Specific Ways to Write Better Python by Brett Slatkin

By Brett Slatkin

“Each merchandise in Slatkin’s Effective Python teaches a self-contained lesson with its personal resource code. This makes the booklet random-access: goods are effortless to browse and learn in no matter what order the reader wishes. i'll be recommending Effective Python to scholars as an admirably compact resource of mainstream suggestion on a truly large variety of themes for the intermediate Python programmer.”
Brandon Rhodes, software program engineer at Dropbox and chair of PyCon 2016-2017

It’s effortless to begin coding with Python, that is why the language is so renowned. notwithstanding, Python’s detailed strengths, charms, and expressiveness may be demanding to understand, and there are hidden pitfalls which may simply journey you up.

Effective Python might help you grasp a really “Pythonic” method of programming, harnessing Python’s complete energy to write down tremendously strong and well-performing code. utilizing the concise, scenario-driven variety pioneered in Scott Meyers’ best-selling Effective C++, Brett Slatkin brings jointly fifty nine Python most sensible practices, suggestions, and shortcuts, and explains them with lifelike code examples.

Drawing on years of expertise development Python infrastructure at Google, Slatkin uncovers little-known quirks and idioms that powerfully influence code habit and function. You’ll study easy methods to accomplish key projects, so that you can write code that’s more straightforward to appreciate, continue, and improve.

Key gains include

  • Actionable directions for all significant parts of Python 3.x and 2.x improvement, with designated motives and examples
  • Best practices for writing features that make clear purpose, advertise reuse, and stay away from bugs
  • Coverage of ways to competently convey behaviors with periods and objects
  • Guidance on the right way to stay away from pitfalls with metaclasses and dynamic attributes
  • More effective ways to concurrency and parallelism
  • Better suggestions and idioms for utilizing Python’s integrated modules
  • Tools and top practices for collaborative development
  • Solutions for debugging, trying out, and optimization in an effort to enhance caliber and performance

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