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Python in a Nutshell
     

Python in a Nutshell

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by Alex Martelli, Paula Ferguson (Editor)
 

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Intended for experienced programmers, this reference documents the primary components of the Python standard library and some of the most useful third party modules for client and server side network programming, numerical array processing, manipulation of text and binary files, and interaction with the operating system. The author also highlights Python's

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Intended for experienced programmers, this reference documents the primary components of the Python standard library and some of the most useful third party modules for client and server side network programming, numerical array processing, manipulation of text and binary files, and interaction with the operating system. The author also highlights Python's cross-platform capabilities, showing how to code extension modules in C and Java. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Perhaps the best book about Python ever written, this is the perfect capstone to anyone's library of Pythonic books, and also the perfect introduction to Python for anyone well versed in other programming languages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780596001889
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/2003
Series:
In a Nutshell (O'Reilly) Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.14(h) x 1.14(d)

Meet the Author

Alex Martelli spent 8 years with IBM Research, winning three Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards. He then spent 13 as a Senior Software Consultant at think3 inc, developing libraries, network protocols, GUI engines, event frameworks, and web access frontends. He has also taught programming languages, development methods, and numerical computing at Ferrara University and other venues. He's a C++ MVP for Brainbench, and a member of the Python Software Foundation. He currently works for AB Strakt, a Python-centered software house in G teborg, Sweden, mostly by telecommuting from his home in Bologna, Italy. Alex's proudest achievement is the articles that appeared in Bridge World (January/February 2000), which were hailed as giant steps towards solving issues that had haunted contract bridge theoreticians for decades.

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Python in a Nutshell 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is great to have nearby when doing any serious (or even non-serious) Python work. Beginners can use the book to help them get started quickly while more experienced users can quickly use it to refresh their memory. As a Python instructor, I strongly recommend this book to students and anyone wanting to learn the language (sadly, we can't hand it out as a course textbook these days). As a Python programmer, I recommend that one keep it handy as reference, and nearby whenever doing any Python work.
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