Über den Autor
David Beazley is an independent software developer and book author living in the city of Chicago. He primarily works on programming tools, provide custom software development, and teach practical programming courses for software developers, scientists, and engineers. He is best known for his work with the Python programming language, for which he has created several open-source packages (e.g., Swig and PLY) and authored the acclaimed Python Essential Reference. He also has significant experience with systems programming in C, C++, and assembly language.
If you need help writing programs in Python 3, or want to update older Python 2 code, this book is just the ticket. Packed with practical recipes written and tested with Python 3.3, this unique cookbook is for experienced Python programmers who want to focus on modern tools and idioms.rnrnInside, you’ll find complete recipes for more than a dozen topics, covering the core Python language as well as tasks common to a wide variety of application domains. Each recipe contains code samples you can use in your projects right away, along with a discussion about how and why the solution works.rnrnTopics include:rn* Data Structures and Algorithmsrn* Strings and Textrn* Numbers, Dates, and Timesrn* Iterators and Generatorsrn* Files and I/Orn* Data Encoding and Processingrn* Functionsrn* Classes and Objectsrn* Metaprogrammingrn* Modules and Packagesrn* Network and Web Programmingrn* Concurrencyrn* Utility Scripting and System Administrationrn* Testing, Debugging, and Exceptionsrn* C Extensionsrn