Learning Python: Powerful Object-Oriented Programming - 5th Edition

Mark Lutz


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Get a comprehensive, in-depth introduction to the core Python language with this hands-on book. Based on author Mark Lutz's popular training course, this updated fifth edition will help you quickly write efficient, high-quality code with Python. It's an ideal way to begin, whether you're new to programming or a professional developer versed in other languages.

Complete with quizzes, exercises and helpful illustrations, this easy-to-follow, self-paced tutorial gets you started with both Python 2.7 and 3.3 - the latest releases in the 3.X and 2.X lines - plus all other releases in common use today. You'll also learn some advanced language features that recently have become more common in Python code.

Explore Python's major built-in object types such as numbers, lists and dictionaries.

Create and process objects with Python statements and learn Python's general syntax model.

Use functions to avoid code redundancy and package code for reuse.

Organize statements, functions and other tools into larger components with modules.

Dive into classes: Python's object-oriented programming tool for structuring code.

Write large programs with Python's exception-handling model and development tools.

Learn advanced Python tools, including decorators, descriptors, metaclasses and Unicode processing.

Language English
ISBN-10 9351102017
ISBN-13 9789351102014
No of pages 1540
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher O'Reilly
Published Date 01 Jan 2013

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Author : Mark Lutz


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