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Author Sneeringer, Luke, author.

Title Professional Python / Luke Sneeringer
Published Indianapolis, Indiana : Wrox, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Wrox Programmer to Programmer
Contents Table of Contents; Introduction; Who This Book Is For; What This Book Covers; How This Book Is Structured; What You Need to Use This Book; Conventions; Errata;; Part I: Functions; Chapter 1: Decorators; Understanding Decorators; Decorator Syntax; Where Decorators Are Used; Why You Should Write Decorators; When You Should Write Decorators; Writing Decorators; Decorating Classes; Type Switching; Summary; Chapter 2: Context Managers; What Is a Context Manager?; Context Manager Syntax; When You Should Write Context Managers; A Simpler Syntax; Summary; Chapter 3: Generators
Understanding What a Generator IsUnderstanding Generator Syntax; Communication with Generators; Iterables Versus Iterators; Generators in the Standard Library; When to Write Generators; When Are Generators Singletons?; Generators within Generators; Summary; Part II: Classes; Chapter 4: Magic Methods; Magic Method Syntax; Available Methods; Other Magic Methods; Summary; Chapter 5: Metaclasses; Classes and Objects; Writing Metaclasses; Using Metaclasses; When to Use Metaclasses; The Question of Explicit Opt-In; Meta-Coding; Summary; Chapter 6: Class Factories; A Review of type
Understanding a Class Factory FunctionDetermining When You Should Write Class Factories; Summary; Chapter 7: Abstract Base Classes; Using Abstract Base Classes; Declaring a Virtual Subclass; Declaring a Protocol; Built-in Abstract Base Classes; Summary; Part III: Data; Chapter 8: Strings and Unicode; Text String Versus Byte String; Strings with Non-ASCII Characters; Other Encodings; Reading Files; Reading Other Sources; Specifying Python File Encodings; Strict Codecs; Summary; Chapter 9: Regular Expressions; Why Use Regular Expressions?; Regular Expressions in Python
Basic Regular ExpressionsGrouping; Lookahead; Flags; Substitution; Compiled Regular Expressions; Summary; Part IV: Everything Else; Chapter 10: Python 2 Versus Python 3; Cross-Compatibility Strategies; Changes in Python 3; Standard Library Relocations; Version Detection; Summary; Chapter 11: Unit Testing; The Testing Continuum; Testing Code; Unit Testing Frameworks; Mocking; Other Testing Tools; Summary; Chapter 12: CLI Tools; OPTPARSE; ARGPARSE; Summary; Chapter 13: asyncio; The Event Loop; Coroutines; Futures and Tasks; Callbacks; Task Aggregation; Queues; Servers; Summary
Chapter 14: StylePrinciples; Standards; Summary; End User License Agreement
Summary With hands-on tutorials based on real-world scenarios, this useful guide goes beyond the basics to teach beginner- and intermediate-level Python programmers the little-known tools and constructs that build concise, maintainable code. -- Edited summary from book
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Python (Computer program language)
Python (Computer program language)
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781119070788