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Lean Python : Learn Just Enough Python to Build Useful Tools (Paperback) (Paul Gerrard)

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Learn only the essential aspects of Python without cluttering up your mind with features you may never use. This compact book is not a "best way to write code" type of book; rather, the author goes over his most-used functions, which are all you need to know as a beginner and some way beyond.

Lean Python takes 58 Python methods and functions and whittles them down to 15: as author Paul Gerrard says, "I haven't found a need for the rest."

What You'll Learn
  • Discover lean Python and how to learn just enough to build useful tools
  • Use Python objects, program structure, I/O, modules and more
  • Handle errors and exceptions 
  • Test your code
  • Access the Web; do searching; and persist data
Who This Book Is For
This book is aimed at three categories of reader: The experienced programmer – if you already know a programming language, this book gives you a shortcut to understanding the Python language and some of its design philosophy. 
You work in IT and need a programming primer – you might be a tester who needs to have more informed technical discussions with programmers. Working through the examples will help you to appreciate the challenge of good programming. 
First-timer – you want a first book on programming that you can assimilate quickly to help you decide whether programming is for you.
Number of Pages: 87
Genre: Computers + Internet
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Paul Gerrard
Language: English
Street Date: November 12, 2016
TCIN: 51838547
UPC: 9781484223840
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-4242
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