Beginning Python: From Novice to Professional

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Apress, Nov 4, 2009 - Computers - 688 pages

Gain a fundamental understanding of Python’s syntax and features with the second edition of Beginning Python, an up–to–date introduction and practical reference. Covering a wide array of Python–related programming topics, including addressing language internals, database integration, network programming, and web services, you’ll be guided by sound development principles. Ten accompanying projects will ensure you can get your hands dirty in no time.

Updated to reflect the latest in Python programming paradigms and several of the most crucial features found in Python 3.0 (otherwise known as Python 3000), advanced topics, such as extending Python and packaging/distributing Python applications, are also covered.

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User Review  - iamgame - LibraryThing

Excellent book that teaches almost everything there is to get one started in the wonderful world of Python, mostly in a humorous way and sometimes in a serious way. Magnus has to be one of the best computer book writers there is, and an amazing & friendly teacher. Read full review

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User Review  - cjtoomey - LibraryThing

A great introduction to the language. Through yet concise, covered a lot of material, and generally provided a great introduction to the language (if not a simple reference manual) Read full review

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