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Daniel Arbuckle's Mastering Python

Daniel Arbuckle
June 2017

274 pages

8 hours 13 minutes

Gain a thorough understanding of operating in a Python development environment, and some of the most important advanced topics with Daniel Arbuckle. This dynamic, concise book is full of real-world solutions for Python 3.6 problems, and advanced-level concepts such as reactive programming, microservices, ctypes and Cython.
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  • Get to grips with the basics of operating in a Python development environment
  • Build Python packages to efficiently create reusable code
  • Become proficient at creating tools and utility programs in Python
  • Use the Git version control system to protect your development environment from unwanted changes
  • Harness the power of Python to automate other software
  • Distribute computational tasks across multiple processors
  • Handle high I/O loads with asynchronous I/O to get a smoother performance
  • Take advantage of Python's metaprogramming and programmable syntax features
  • Get acquainted with the concepts behind reactive programming and RxPy

Daniel Arbuckle's Mastering Python covers the basics of operating in a Python development environment, before moving on to more advanced topics. Daniel presents you with real-world solutions to Python 3.6 and advanced-level concepts, such as reactive programming, microservices, ctypes, and Cython tools.

You don't need to be familiar with the Python language to use this book, as Daniel starts with a Python primer. Throughout, Daniel highlights the major aspects of managing your Python development environment, shows you how to handle parallel computation, and helps you to master asynchronous I/O with Python 3.6 to improve performance. Finally, Daniel will teach you the secrets of metaprogramming and unit testing in Python, helping you acquire the perfect skillset to be a Python expert.

Daniel will get you up to speed on everything from basic programming practices to high-end tools and techniques, things that will help set you apart as a successful Python programmer.

  • Covers the latest and advanced concepts of Python such as parallel processing with Python 3.6
  • Explore the Python language from its basic installation and setup to concepts such as reactive programming and microservices
  • Get introduced to the mechanism for rewriting code in a compiled language along with ctypes and Cython tools
Page Count 274
Course Length 8 hours 13 minutes
Date Of Publication 29 Jun 2017


Daniel Arbuckle

Daniel Arbuckle holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California. While at USC, he performed original research in the Interaction Lab (part of the Center for Robotics and Embedded Systems) and the Laboratory for Molecular Robotics (now part of the Nanotechnology Research Laboratory). His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and in the proceedings of international conferences.