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Beginning Python

From Novice to Professional

By Magnus Lie Hetland

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Beginning Python: From Novice to Professional introduces you to a swath of Python-related programming topics.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-519-0
  • 640 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: October 3, 2005
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF

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Beginning Python: From Novice to Professional is the most comprehensive book on the Python ever written. Based on Practical Python, this newly-revised book is both an introduction and practical reference for a swath of Python-related programming topics, including addressing language internals, database integration, network programming, and web services. Advanced topics, such as extending Python and packaging/distributing Python applications, are also covered.

Ten different projects illustrate the concepts introduced in the book. You will learn how to create a P2P file-sharing application and a web-based bulletin board, and how to remotely edit web-based documents and create games. Author Magnus Lie Hetland is an authority on Python and previously authored Practical Python. He also authored the popular online guide, Instant Python Hacking, on which both books are based.

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