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  • Store multiple values per key in associative containers
  • Create interactive character-based user interfaces
  • Work with native time and display data for your time zone
  • Read/write SGML family languages, both as a SAX and DOM parser to meet file sizes and other requirements
  • Group equivalent items using itertools and sorted features together
  • Use partials to create unary functions out of multi-argument functions
  • Implement hashing algorithms to store passwords in a safe way

The Python 3 Standard Library is a vast array of modules that you can use for developing various kinds of applications. It contains an exhaustive list of libraries, and this book will help you choose the best one to address specific programming problems in Python.

The Modern Python Standard Library Cookbook begins with recipes on containers and data structures and guides you in performing effective text management in Python. You will find Python recipes for command-line operations, networking, filesystems and directories, and concurrent execution. You will learn about Python security essentials in Python and get to grips with various development tools for debugging, benchmarking, inspection, error reporting, and tracing. The book includes recipes to help you create graphical user interfaces for your application. You will learn to work with multimedia components and perform mathematical operations on date and time. The recipes will also show you how to deploy different searching and sorting algorithms on your data.

By the end of the book, you will have acquired the skills needed to write clean code in Python and develop applications that meet your needs.

  • Strategic recipes for effective application development in Python
  • Techniques to create GUIs and implement security through cryptography
  • Best practices for developing readily scalable, production-ready applications
Page Count 366
Course Length 10 hours 58 minutes
ISBN 9781788830829
Date Of Publication 30 Aug 2018


Alessandro Molina

Alessandro Molina has been a Python developer since 2001, and has always been interested in Python as a web development platform. He has worked as a CTO and a team leader of Python teams for the past 10 years and is currently the core developer of the TurboGears2 web framework and maintainer of Beaker Caching/Session framework. He authored the DEPOT file storage framework and the DukPy JavaScript interpreter for Python and has collaborated with various Python projects related to web development, such as FormEncode, ToscaWidgets, and the Ming MongoDB ORM.