Python in a Nutshell 3rd Ed (O'Reilly)
Python in a Nutshell 3rd Ed (O'Reilly)
Thursday, 27 April 2017

The third edition of this practical book provides a quick reference to the language, including Python 3.5, 2.7, and highlights of 3.6. Authors Alex Martelli, Anna Ravenscroft and Steve Holden cover commonly used areas of the standard library, some of the most useful third-party modules and packages,


and a wide range of application areas, including web and network programming, XML handling, database interactions, and high-speed numeric computing.

Author: Alex Martelli, Anna Ravenscroft and Steve Holden
Publisher: O'Reilly
Date: April 2017
Pages: 772
ISBN: 978-1449392925
Print: 144939292X
Kindle: B06Y4DVSBM
Audience: Python programmers
Level: Intermediiate
Category: Python



This edition covers:

  • Python syntax, Object-Oriented Python, standard library modules, and third-party Python packages
  • Python’s support for file and text operations, persistence and databases, concurrent execution, and numeric computations
  • Networking basics, event-driven programming, and client-side network protocol modules
  • Python extension modules, and tools for packaging and distributing extensions, modules, and applications

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