Learning Python: Powerful Object-Oriented Programming (3rd by Mark Lutz

By Mark Lutz

Moveable, robust, and a breeze to exploit, Python is perfect for either standalone courses and scripting purposes. With this hands-on publication, you could grasp the basics of the middle Python language speedy and successfully, even if you're new to programming or simply new to Python. when you end, you'll comprehend sufficient in regards to the language to exploit it in any program area you opt. Learning Python is predicated on fabric from writer Mark Lutz's well known education classes, which he's taught over the last decade. each one bankruptcy is a self-contained lesson that is helping you completely comprehend a key part of Python earlier than you proceed. in addition to lots of annotated examples, illustrations, and bankruptcy summaries, each bankruptcy additionally comprises mind Builder, a distinct part with functional routines and overview quizzes that allow you to perform new talents and try out your realizing as you cross. This e-book covers: kinds and Operations -- Python's significant integrated item kinds intensive: numbers, lists, dictionaries, and extra Statements and Syntax -- the code you kind to create and method gadgets in Python, besides Python's normal syntax version services -- Python's simple procedural device for structuring and reusing code Modules -- applications of statements, services, and different instruments prepared into greater parts periods and OOP -- Python's not obligatory object-oriented programming software for structuring code for personalization and reuse Exceptions and instruments -- exception dealing with version and statements, plus a glance at improvement instruments for writing higher courses. Learning Python delivers a deep and whole figuring out of the language that can assist you understand any application-level examples of Python that you just later come upon. If you're able to become aware of what Google and YouTube see in Python, this e-book is find out how to start.

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Sort(); use k = sorted(D) instead (see Chapters 4 and 8). • The file() built-in function may be removed; use open() instead (see Chapter 9). • The raw_input() built-in function will be renamed input(); use eval(input()) to get the behavior of today’s input() function (see Chapter 10). • The exec code-string execution statement becomes a built-in function again (Chapter 10). • as, with, and nonlocal become new reserved words; exec no longer is reserved because of the prior point (see Chapter 11).

Org, for syntax and built-in tool details. Book Updates Improvements happen (and so do mis^H^H^H typos). html (the author’s web page for the book) The last of these three URLs points to a web page for this book where I will post updates, but be sure to search the Web if this link becomes invalid. If I could be more clairvoyant, I would, but the Web changes faster than printed books. 5. 0 release are mixed in along the way. Because this text focuses on the core language, however, you can be fairly sure that most of what it has to say won’t change very much in future releases of Python.

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