Learn Python Programming - Second Edition

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Learn
  • Get Python up and running on Windows, Mac, and Linux
  • Explore fundamental concepts of coding using data structures and control flow
  • Write elegant, reusable, and efficient code in any situation
  • Understand when to use the functional or OOP approach
  • Cover the basics of security and concurrent/asynchronous programming
  • Create bulletproof, reliable software by writing tests
  • Build a simple website in Django
  • Fetch, clean, and manipulate data
About

Learn Python Programming is a quick, thorough, and practical introduction to Python - an extremely flexible and powerful programming language that can be applied to many disciplines.

Unlike other books, it doesn't bore you with elaborate explanations of the basics but gets you up-and-running, using the language. You will begin by learning the fundamentals of Python so that you have a rock-solid foundation to build upon.

You will explore the foundations of Python programming and learn how Python can be manipulated to achieve results. Explore different programming paradigms and find the best approach to a situation; understand how to carry out performance optimization and effective debugging; control the flow of a program; and utilize an interchange format to exchange data. You'll also walk through cryptographic services in Python and understand secure tokens.

Learn Python Programming will give you a thorough understanding of the Python language. You'll learn how to write programs, build websites, and work with data by harnessing Python's renowned data science libraries. Filled with real-world examples and projects, the book covers various types of applications, and concludes by building real-world projects based on the concepts you have learned.

Features
  • Learn the fundamentals of Python programming with interactive projects
  • Apply Python to data science with tools such as IPython and Jupyter
  • Utilize Python for web development and build a real-world app using Django
Page Count 508
Course Length 15 hours 14 minutes
ISBN 9781788996662
Date Of Publication 28 Jun 2018

Authors

Fabrizio Romano

Fabrizio Romano holds a master's degree in computer science engineering from the University of Padova. He is also a certified scrum master, Reiki master and teacher, and a member of CNHC. He moved to London in 2011 to work for companies, such as Glasses Direct and TBG/Sprinklr. He now works at Sohonet as a principal engineer/team lead. He has given talks on Teaching Python and TDD at two editions of EuroPython, and at Skillsmatter and ProgSCon in London.