Learning Python Networking - Second Edition

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Learn
  • Execute Python modules on networking tools
  • Automate tasks regarding the analysis and extraction of information from a network
  • Get to grips with asynchronous programming modules available in Python
  • Get to grips with IP address manipulation modules using Python programming
  • Understand the main frameworks available in Python that are focused on web application
  • Manipulate IP addresses and perform CIDR calculations
About

Network programming has always been a demanding task. With full-featured and well-documented libraries all the way up the stack, Python makes network programming the enjoyable experience it should be.

Starting with a walk through of today's major networking protocols, through this book, you'll learn how to employ Python for network programming, how to request and retrieve web resources, and how to extract data in major formats over the web. You will utilize Python for emailing using different protocols, and you'll interact with remote systems and IP and DNS networking. You will cover the connection of networking devices and configuration using Python 3.7, along with cloud-based network management tasks using Python.

As the book progresses, socket programming will be covered, followed by how to design servers, and the pros and cons of multithreaded and event-driven architectures. You'll develop practical clientside applications, including web API clients, email clients, SSH, and FTP. These applications will also be implemented through existing web application frameworks.

Features
  • Deal with remote network servers using SSH, FTP, SNMP and LDAP protocols.
  • Design multi threaded and event-driven architectures for asynchronous servers programming.
  • Leverage your Python programming skills to build powerful network applications
Page Count 490
Course Length 14 hours 42 minutes
ISBN 9781789958096
Date Of Publication 29 Mar 2019

Authors

Dr. M. O. Faruque Sarker

Dr. M. O. Faruque Sarker is a software architect based in London; he has shaped various Linux and open source software solutions mainly on cloud computing platforms for various institutions. Over the past 10 years, he has led numerous Python software development and cloud infrastructure automation projects. In 2009, he started using Python and shepherded a fleet of miniature E-puck robots at the University of South Wales, Newport, UK. Later, he was invited to work on the Google Summer of Code (2009/2010) programs to contribute to the BlueZ and Tahoe-LAFS open source projects. He is the author of Python Network Programming Cookbook, Packt Publishing and received his PhD in multirobot systems at the University of South Wales.

Sam Washington

Sam Washington currently works at University College London as a systems administrator in the platform integration team of the central IT department, supporting a variety of web hosting and network services. He enjoys the daily challenges of managing the demands of full-stack enterprise web applications and looking for ways to employ new technologies to improve services and workflows. He has been using Python for professional and personal projects for over 10 years.

José Manuel Ortega

José Manuel Ortega is a software engineer, focusing on new technologies, open source, security, and testing. His career goal has been to specialize in Python and security testing projects. In recent years, he has developed an interest in security development, especially in pentesting with Python. Currently, he is working as a security tester engineer and his functions in the role involves the analysis and testing of the security of applications in both web and mobile environments. He has taught at university level and collaborated with the official school of computer engineers. He has also been a speaker at various conferences. He is eager to learn about new technologies and loves to share his knowledge with the community.