By Katie Cunningham
Publish 12 months note: First printing of second variation (September 10, 2013).
In simply 24 classes of 1 hour or much less, Sams train your self Python in 24 Hours might help you start quickly, grasp all of the middle strategies of programming, and construct something from web content to video games. utilizing this book's undemanding, step by step method, you'll circulate from absolutely the fundamentals via services, gadgets, sessions, modules, database integration, and extra.
Every lesson and case examine software builds on what you've already realized, providing you with a rock-solid origin for real-world good fortune! step by step directions conscientiously stroll you thru the most typical Python improvement projects. Quizzes and routines on the finish of every bankruptcy assist you try out your wisdom. Notes current fascinating details concerning the dialogue. advice provide recommendation or convey you more straightforward how you can practice projects. Warnings provide you with a warning to attainable difficulties and provides you suggestion on easy methods to steer clear of them.
Learn how to...
• set up and run the perfect model of Python on your working approach
• shop, manage, reformat, mix, and arrange details
• Create good judgment to manage how courses run and what they do
• engage with clients or different courses, anyplace they're
• store time and enhance reliability through developing reusable capabilities
• grasp Python information varieties: numbers, textual content, lists, and dictionaries
• Write object-oriented courses that paintings greater and are more straightforward to enhance
• extend Python periods to cause them to much more robust
• Use third-party modules to accomplish complicated projects with no writing new code
• break up courses to cause them to extra maintainable and reusable
• truly rfile your code so others can paintings with it
• shop facts in SQLite databases, write queries, and percentage facts through JSON
• Simplify Python net improvement with the Flask framework
• quick software Python video games with PyGame stay away from, troubleshoot, and attach issues of your code.
By Mitch Garnaat
When you intend to take advantage of Amazon net providers (AWS) for distant computing and garage, Python is a perfect programming language for constructing purposes and controlling your cloud-based infrastructure. This cookbook will get you all started with greater than dozen recipes for utilizing Python with AWS, in keeping with the author's boto library. you can find exact recipes for operating with the S3 garage provider in addition to EC2, the provider that allows you to layout and construct cloud purposes. each one recipe incorporates a code resolution you should use instantly, besides a dialogue of why and the way the recipe works. you furthermore may get specific recommendation for utilizing boto with AWS and different cloud providers.
By Noel Rappin
Simply because they can be huge and intricate, GUI programming software kits will be not easy to take advantage of. wxPython is a mixture of the Python programming language and the wxWidgets toolkit, which permits programmers to create courses with a powerful, hugely practical graphical person interface, easily and simply. wxPython combines the facility of a very whole consumer interface toolkit with an extremely versatile programming language. the result's a toolkit that's specific within the ease with which advanced functions will be outfitted and maintained.wxPython in motion is a whole advisor to the wxPython toolkit, containing an educational for buying begun, a consultant to top practices, and a connection with wxPython's huge widget set. After a simple creation to wxPython ideas and programming practices, the e-book takes an in-depth travel of whilst and the way to exploit the bountiful selection of widgets provided via wxPython. All good points are illustrated with worthwhile code examples and reference tables are incorporated for convenient search for of an object's houses, equipment, and occasions. The ebook allows builders to benefit wxPython quick and is still a priceless source for futurework.
By Jeffrey E. F. Friedl
Regular expressions are an exceptionally robust software for manipulating textual content and information. they're now commonplace gains in a variety of languages and well known instruments, together with Perl, Python, Ruby, Java, VB.NET and C# (and any language utilizing the .NET Framework), Hypertext Preprocessor, and MySQL.
if you happen to don't use normal expressions but, you will find during this ebook a complete new global of mastery over your info. if you happen to already use them, you'll delight in this book's remarkable aspect and breadth of insurance. when you imagine you recognize all you want to find out about commonplace expressions, this booklet is a gorgeous eye-opener.
As this e-book exhibits, a command of standard expressions is a useful ability. typical expressions let you code advanced and refined textual content processing that you just by no means imagined can be computerized. average expressions can prevent time and aggravation. they are often used to craft stylish ideas to quite a lot of difficulties. as soon as you've mastered general expressions, they'll develop into a useful a part of your toolkit. you'll ask yourself the way you ever acquired via with out them.
but regardless of their vast availability, flexibility, and unheard of energy, ordinary expressions are often underutilized. but what's energy within the palms of knowledgeable should be fraught with peril for the unwary. Mastering general Expressions may help you navigate the minefield to turning into a professional and assist you optimize your use of normal expressions.
Mastering typical Expressions, 3rd variation, now incorporates a complete bankruptcy dedicated to personal home page and its robust and expressive suite of normal expression capabilities, as well as improved personal home page insurance within the primary "core" chapters. in addition, this variation has been up-to-date all through to mirror advances in different languages, together with extended in-depth insurance of Sun's java.util.regex package deal, which has emerged because the normal Java regex implementation.Topics include:
* A comparability of positive aspects between diversified models of many languages and tools
* How the standard expression engine works
* Optimization (major reductions to be had here!)
* Matching simply what you will have, yet no longer what you don't want
* Sections and chapters on person languages
Written within the lucid, pleasing tone that makes a posh, dry subject turn into crystal-clear to programmers, and sprinkled with recommendations to advanced real-world difficulties, Mastering typical Expressions, 3rd variation deals a wealth details that you should placed to speedy use.
Reviews of this re-creation and the second one edition:
"There isn't a greater (or extra beneficial) booklet on hand on standard expressions."
--Zak Greant, coping with Director, eZ Systems
"A genuine tour-de-force of a publication which not just covers the mechanics of regexes in remarkable aspect but in addition talks approximately potency and using regexes in Perl, Java, and .NET...If you utilize average expressions as a part of your expert paintings (even should you have already got a great booklet on no matter what language you're programming in) i might strongly suggest this ebook to you."
--Dr. Chris Brown, Linux Format
"The writer does an excellent task top the reader from regex beginner to grasp. The e-book is very effortless to learn and chock choked with important and suitable examples...Regular expressions are helpful instruments that each developer must have of their toolbox. Mastering typical Expressions is the definitive consultant to the topic, and a good source that belongs on each programmer's bookshelf. Ten out of Ten Horseshoes."
--Jason Menard, Java Ranch
By Wes McKinney
Python for info Analysis is worried with the nuts and bolts of manipulating, processing, cleansing, and crunching facts in Python. it's also a realistic, smooth creation to clinical computing in Python, adapted for data-intensive purposes. it is a ebook concerning the components of the Python language and libraries you'll have to successfully resolve a large set of information research difficulties. This e-book isn't really an exposition on analytical tools utilizing Python because the implementation language.
Written by means of Wes McKinney, the most writer of the pandas library, this hands-on ebook is choked with functional situations stories. It's excellent for analysts new to Python and for Python programmers new to medical computing.
• Use the IPython interactive shell as your basic improvement environment
• examine easy and complicated NumPy (Numerical Python) features
• start with information research instruments within the pandas library
• Use high-performance instruments to load, fresh, rework, merge, and reshape data
• Create scatter plots and static or interactive visualizations with matplotlib
• follow the pandas groupby facility to slice, cube, and summarize datasets
• degree info via time cut-off dates, even if it's particular situations, fastened classes, or intervals
• find out how to resolve difficulties in internet analytics, social sciences, finance, and economics, via particular examples
By Allen B. Downey
Which will how one can software, operating with Python is a superb solution to commence. This hands-on consultant takes you thru the language one step at a time, starting with easy programming recommendations prior to relocating directly to capabilities, recursion, facts constructions, and object-oriented design.
Through routines in each one bankruptcy, you’ll try programming strategies as you research them. Think Python is perfect for college kids on the highschool or university point, in addition to self-learners, home-schooled scholars, and pros who have to study programming basics.
• begin with the fundamentals, together with language syntax and semantics
• Get a transparent definition of every programming notion
• study values, variables, statements, services, and knowledge constructions in a logical development
• become aware of how one can paintings with records and databases
• comprehend items, tools, and object-oriented programming
• Use debugging innovations to mend syntax, runtime, and semantic blunders
• discover interface layout, info buildings, and GUI-based courses via case reviews
By Tarek Ziadé
Specialist Python Programming exhibits how Python improvement can be performed with most sensible practices and professional layout information.
This e-book is for Python builders who're already construction purposes, yet are looking to construct higher ones by way of utilizing most sensible practices and new improvement options to their initiatives.
The reader is anticipated to have a valid heritage in Python programming.
By Mark Lutz
Already the typical for Python clients, Programming Python from O'Reilly simply received even higher. This 3rd version has been up to date to mirror present most sensible practices and the abundance of adjustments brought by means of the newest model of the language, Python 2.5.
Whether you're a amateur or a sophisticated practitioner, you'll locate this refreshed publication greater than lives as much as its recognition. Programming Python, third variation, teaches you how you can code. It explains Python language syntax and programming options in a transparent and concise demeanour, with various examples that illustrate either right utilization and customary idioms. by way of interpreting this entire consultant, you'll how one can observe Python in real-world challenge domain names similar to:
Programming Python, 3rd variation covers each one of those goal domain names progressively, starting with in-depth discussions of center recommendations after which progressing towards entire courses. huge examples do look, yet in basic terms after you've discovered sufficient to appreciate their recommendations and code.
Along the way in which, you'll additionally methods to use the Python language in realistically scaled programs—concepts akin to Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) and code reuse are routine part subject matters all through this article. If you're drawn to Python programming, then this O'Reilly vintage has to be inside of arm's achieve. The wealth of sensible recommendation, snippets of code, and styles of software layout can all be placed into use on an everyday basis—making your existence more uncomplicated and extra productive.
Reviews of the second one version:
"...about as finished as any publication can be." —Dr. Dobb's Journal
"If the language had manuals, they might surely be the texts from O'Reilly...'Learning Python' and 'Programming Python' are definitive treatments." —SD instances
By Trent Hauck
Manipulate, visualize, and examine your info with pandas with this booklet and ebook
- Learn anything new directly! a quick, speedy, centred consultant providing fast results
- Follow basic recipes that would train universal initiatives while appearing information research with Pandas
- Build a knowledge product for exhibiting info over the web
- Create visualizations of the information together with exhibiting tables and line graphs
Pandas is helping to relieve a surely complicated state of affairs in information analytics libraries. Many incumbent languages are usually not approachable or are really unproductive ordinarily computing projects compared to Python. even though with Pandas it is easy to start operating with tabular datasets in a language that is more straightforward to benefit and use.
Instant facts extensive Apps with Pandas How-to starts off with Pandas’ functionalities corresponding to becoming a member of datasets, cleansing info, and different info munging initiatives. It speedy strikes onto development an information reporting software, which is composed of research in Pandas to figure out what’s correct and current that suitable facts in an easy-to-consume manner.
Instant facts in depth Apps with Pandas How-to starts off with facts manipulation and different sensible initiatives for a primary realizing, and during successive recipes you are going to achieve a extra ecocnomic realizing of Pandas.
Throughout this ebook the recipes are offered in a dependent manner. It begins with information transformation innovations, yet builds as much as extra advanced examples comparable to acting statistical research and integrating Pandas gadgets with internet purposes. the opposite recipes conceal visualization and computer studying, between different things.
Instant facts extensive Apps with Pandas How-to gets the reader up and working fast with Pandas and placed the person capable of circulate up the training curve faster.
What you are going to examine from this book
- Learn info manipulation in Pandas together with subsetting information, info transformation, and information reshaping
- Combine facts units to get an idea of what the output with tabular facts seems like
- Perform mixture information operations corresponding to counts and sums for exploratory analysis
- Use uncomplicated computer studying to spot inventory functionality similarities
- Create visualizations of knowledge together with showing tables and line graphs
- Integrate different libraries with Pandas and perform an easy analysis
- Create an internet program to exhibit Pandas info in an online page
Filled with useful, step by step directions and transparent factors for an important and priceless projects. This e-book has a pragmatic strategy with step by step recipes to aid readers become familiar with Pandas.
Who this booklet is written for
Users of alternative info research instruments will locate price in seeing projects they in general stumble upon translated to Pandas and clients of Python will come upon an creation to a truly striking software in a syntax they inherently understand. when it comes to normal abilities, it's assumed that the reader is aware simple facts buildings similar to arrays or lists dictionaries or hash map in addition to having a few realizing of command line paintings. fitting Pandas isn't really lined, however the on-line documentation is easy. additionally, readers are inspired to take advantage of IPython to engage and scan with the code.
By Laura Tateosian
This ebook introduces Python scripting for geographic info technology (GIS) workflow optimization utilizing ArcGIS. It builds crucial programming talents for automating GIS research. Over 2 hundred pattern Python scripts and a hundred seventy five classroom-tested routines make stronger the training targets. Readers will discover ways to: • Write and run Python within the ArcGIS Python Window, the PythonWin IDE, and the PyScripter IDE • paintings with Python syntax and knowledge kinds • name ArcToolbox instruments, batch approach GIS datasets, and control map records utilizing the arcpy package deal • learn and alter proprietary and ASCII textual content GIS info • Parse HTML web content and KML datasets • Create web content and fetch GIS facts from internet resources. • construct user-interfaces with the local Python dossier conversation toolkit or the ArcGIS Script instruments and PyToolboxes Python for ArcGIS is designed as a major textbook for advanced-level scholars in GIS. Researchers, govt experts and pros operating in GIS also will locate this e-book invaluable as a reference.