Python For Dummies

Python For Dummies

by Stef Maruch and Aahz Maruch

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 29/08/2006

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Python is one of the most powerful, easy-to-read programming
languages around, but it does have its limitations. This general
purpose, high-level language that can be extended and embedded is a
smart option for many programming problems, but a poor solution to
others.
Python For Dummies is the quick-and-easy guide to getting
the most out of this robust program. This hands-on book will show
you everything you need to know about building programs, debugging
code, and simplifying development, as well as defining what actions
it can perform. You?ll wrap yourself around all of its
advanced features and become an expert Python user in no time. This
guide gives you the tools you need to:





Master basic elements and syntax

Document, design, and debug programs

Work with strings like a pro

Direct a program with control structures

Integrate integers, complex numbers, and modules

Build lists, stacks, and queues

Create an organized dictionary

Handle functions, data, and namespace

Construct applications with modules and packages

Call, create, extend, and override classes

Access the Internet to enhance your library

Understand the new features of Python 2.5



Packed with critical idioms and great resources to maximize your
productivity, Python For Dummies is the ultimate one-stop
information guide. In a matter of minutes you?ll be familiar
with Python?s building blocks, strings, dictionaries, and
sets; and be on your way to writing the program that you?ve
dreamed about!
ISBN:
9780471778646
9780471778646
Category:
Programming & scripting languages: general
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
29-08-2006
Language:
English
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
432
Dimensions (mm):
233x191x25mm
Weight:
0.59kg

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