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By Magnus Lie Hetland

Achieve a basic realizing of Python’s syntax and lines with the second one variation of starting Python, an up–to–date creation and useful reference. overlaying a big selection of Python–related programming subject matters, together with addressing language internals, database integration, community programming, and internet companies, you’ll be guided by way of sound improvement rules. Ten accompanying initiatives will make sure you can get your fingers soiled in no time.
Updated to mirror the newest in Python programming paradigms and a number of other of the main the most important gains present in the impending Python 3.0 (otherwise referred to as Python 3000), complicated themes, resembling extending Python and packaging/distributing Python functions, also are covered.
What you’ll learn
- develop into a informed Python programmer via following in addition to a pleasant, functional advisor to the language’s key features.
- Write code speedier through studying easy methods to make the most of complicated good points comparable to magic tools, exceptions, and abstraction.
- achieve perception into glossy Python programming paradigms together with checking out, documentation, packaging, and distribution.
- research by way of following in addition to ten attention-grabbing initiatives, together with a P2P file–sharing software, chat shopper, online game, distant textual content editor, and extra. whole, downloadable code is equipped for every project!
Who is that this publication for?
Programmers, amateur and in a different way, looking a complete creation to the Python programming language.
About the Apress starting Series
The starting sequence from Apress is the fitting option to get the data you must land that the most important entry–level task. those books will train you a customary and critical know-how from the floor up simply because they're explicitly designed to take you from “novice to professional.” You’ll begin your trip through seeing what you want to know—but with no pointless idea and filler. You’ll construct your ability set by means of studying the way to prepare real–world tasks step-by-step. So no matter if your objective is your subsequent profession problem or a brand new studying chance, the start sequence from Apress will take you there—it is your depended on consultant via strange territory!

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5. There are significant differences in these two versions of the language. IronPython is still rather young, but it is quite usable, and it is reported to be faster than standard Python on some benchmarks. Keeping in Touch and Up-to-Date The Python language evolves continuously. org web site is an invaluable asset. 5. 5. If there have been new releases since this book went to press, you can use these web pages to check out any new features. 0, see http://docs. html. If you want to keep up with newly released third-party modules or software for Python, check out the Python email list python-announce-list; for general discussions about Python, try python-list, but be warned: this list gets a lot of traffic.

But for long paths, you wind up with a lot of backslashes: path = 'C:\\Program Files\\fnord\\foo\\bar\\baz\\frozz\\bozz' Raw strings are useful in such cases. They don’t treat the backslash as a special character at all. Every character you put into a raw string stays the way you wrote it: >>> print r'C:\nowhere' C:\nowhere >>> print r'C:\Program Files\fnord\foo\bar\baz\frozz\bozz' C:\Program Files\fnord\foo\bar\baz\frozz\bozz As you can see, raw strings are prefixed with an r. It would seem that you can put anything inside a raw string, and that is almost true.

2. Follow the instructions for downloading the sources. 3. tgz. Store it in a temporary location. Assuming that you want to install Python in your home directory, you may want to put it in a directory such as ~/python. , using cd ~/python). 4. 5 is the version number of the downloaded source code). If your version of tar doesn’t support the z option, you may want to uncompress the archive with gunzip first, and then use tar -xvf afterward. If there is something wrong with the archive, try downloading it again.

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