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Python Essentials For Dummies

Shovic, John C. / Simpson, Alan


1. Auflage April 2024
192 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-394-26347-9
John Wiley & Sons

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The no-nonsense way to get started coding in the Python programming language

Python Essentials For Dummies is a quick reference to all the core concepts in Python, the multifaceted general-purpose language used for everything from building websites to creating apps. This book gets right to the point, with no excess review, wordy explanations, or fluff, making it perfect as a desk reference on the job or as a brush-up as you expand your skills in related areas. Focusing on just the essential topics you need to know to brush up or level up your Python skill, this is the reliable little book you can always turn to for answers.
* Get a quick and thorough intro to the basic concepts of coding in Python
* Review what you've already learned or pick up essential new skills
* Create websites, software, machine learning, and automation for school or work
* Keep this concise reference book handy for jogging your memory as you code

This portable Dummies Essentials book focuses on the key topics you need to know about the popular Python language. Great for supplementing a course, reviewing for a certification, or staying knowledgeable on the job.

Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Starting with Python 3

Chapter 2: Using Interactive Mode, Getting Help, and Writing Apps 11

Chapter 3: Python Elements and Syntax 21

Chapter 4: Building Your First Python Application 27

Chapter 5: Working with Numbers, Text, and Dates 41

Chapter 6: Controlling the Action 63

Chapter 7: Speeding Along with Lists and Tuples 75

Chapter 8: Wrangling Bigger Chunks of Code 89

Chapter 9: Sidestepping Errors 103

Chapter 10: Working with External Files 117

Chapter 11: Juggling JSON Data 129

Chapter 12: Interacting with the Internet 145

Chapter 13: Libraries, Packages, and Modules 159

Chapter 14: The Ten Most Essential Aspects of Python 169

Index 173
John C. Shovic, PhD, is a computer science faculty member specializing in robotics and artificial intelligence at the University of Idaho.

Alan Simpson is a web development professional and prolific tech author with more than 100 publications to his credit.

J. C. Shovic, University of Idaho