Programming Python

By Mark Lutz

If you could have mastered Python's basics, you are prepared to begin utilizing it to get genuine paintings performed. Programming Python will express you ways, with in-depth tutorials at the language's fundamental software domain names: method management, GUIs, and the net. you are going to additionally discover how Python is utilized in databases, networking, front-end scripting layers, textual content processing, and extra. This e-book specializes in widely used instruments and libraries to offer you a finished realizing of Python’s many jobs in useful, real-world programming.

You'll examine language syntax and programming suggestions in a transparent and concise demeanour, with plenty of examples that illustrate either right utilization and customary idioms. thoroughly up to date for model 3.x, Programming Python additionally delves into the language as a software program improvement software, with many code examples scaled in particular for that purpose.

Topics include:

  • Quick Python tour: construct an easy demo that comes with facts illustration, object-oriented programming, item patience, GUIs, and site basics
  • System programming: discover approach interface instruments and methods for command-line scripting, processing records and folders, operating courses in parallel, and more
  • GUI programming: learn how to use Python’s tkinter widget library
  • Internet programming: entry client-side community protocols and e mail instruments, use CGI scripts, and study web site implementation techniques
  • More how one can observe Python: enforce facts buildings, parse text-based info, interface with databases, and expand and embed Python

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Learn Raspberry Pi Programming with Python

By Wolfram Donat

Learn Raspberry Pi Programming with Python will allow you to software your nifty new $35 machine to make an internet spider, a climate station, a media server, and extra. you will how you can software in Python in your Raspberry Pi with hands-on examples and enjoyable tasks.

Even in case you are thoroughly new to programming often, you are going to determine tips on how to create a house protection approach, an underwater images approach, an RC airplane with a digicam, or even a near-space climate balloon with a camera.

You'll the best way to make a number of enjoyable or even precious tasks, from an internet bot to look and obtain documents to a toy to force your pets insane. you will even the way to use Pi with Arduino in addition to Pi with Gertboard, a diffusion board with an onboard ATmega microcontroller.

What you’ll learn

  • Raspberry Pi and electronics fundamentals
  • Quick intro to Linux
  • Python fundamentals to get you began on a collection of initiatives
  • How to make numerous Pi and Python tasks, together with servers and devices with cameras
  • How to exploit Pi with Arduino and Gertboard

Who this booklet is for

Readers who are looking to research Python on a enjoyable platform just like the Pi and decide up a few electronics talents alongside the way in which. No programming or Linux ability required, yet a bit event with Linux might be worthwhile.

Table of Contents

1. Introducing the Raspberry Pi

2. Linux by means of the Seat of Your Pants

3. Introducing Python

4. Electronics at 100mph

5. The WebBot

6. the elements Station

7. The Media Server

8. the house safety System

9. The Cat Toy

10. The Radio-controlled Airplane

11. the elements Balloon

12. The Submersible

13. The Gertboard

14. The Raspberry Pi and the Arduino

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IPython Interactive Computing and Visualization Cookbook

By Cyrille Rossant

Over a hundred hands-on recipes to sharpen your abilities in high-performance numerical computing and information technology with Python

About This Book

  • Leverage the hot gains of the IPython computing device for interactive web-based enormous info research and visualization
  • Become a professional in high-performance computing and visualization for information research and medical modeling
  • A accomplished insurance of clinical computing via many hands-on, example-driven recipes with exact, step by step explanations

Who This e-book Is For

Intended to someone attracted to numerical computing and knowledge technology: scholars, researchers, lecturers, engineers, analysts, hobbyists... uncomplicated wisdom of Python/NumPy is suggested. a few talents in arithmetic may help you already know the idea at the back of the computational methods.

What you are going to Learn

  • Code larger by way of writing top quality, readable, and well-tested courses; profiling and optimizing your code, and carrying out reproducible interactive computing experiments
  • Master the entire new good points of the IPython computing device, together with the interactive HTML/JavaScript widgets
  • Analyze information with Bayesian and frequentist records (Pandas, PyMC, and R), and research from facts with computing device studying (scikit-learn)
  • Gain worthy insights into indications, pictures, and sounds with SciPy, scikit-image, and OpenCV
  • Learn tips to write blazingly speedy Python courses with NumPy, PyTables, ctypes, Numba, Cython, OpenMP, GPU programming (CUDA and OpenCL), parallel IPython, MPI, and plenty of more

In Detail

IPython is on the middle of the Python clinical stack. With its greatly acclaimed web-based computer, IPython is this day a terrific gateway to facts research and numerical computing in Python.

IPython Interactive Computing and Visualization Cookbook includes many ready-to-use centred recipes for high-performance medical computing and information research. the 1st half covers programming strategies, together with code caliber and reproducibility; code optimization; high-performance computing via dynamic compilation, parallel computing, and images card programming. the second one half tackles facts technology, statistics, computer studying, sign and photograph processing, dynamical platforms, and natural and utilized mathematics.

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Introduction to Computer Science Using Python: A Computational Problem-Solving Focus

By Charles Dierbach

Introduction to desktop technology utilizing Python: A Computational Problem-Solving Focus,recommended via Guido van Rossum, the author of Python (“This isn't your usual Python book…I imagine this ebook is a smart textual content for somebody instructing CS1”). With a spotlight on computational challenge fixing from bankruptcy 1, this article offers a variety of hands-on workouts and examples, every one bankruptcy finishing with a significant-size application demonstrating the step by step means of software improvement, trying out, and debugging. a last bankruptcy comprises the heritage of computing, beginning with Charles Babbage, containing over sixty five historic photos. An end-of-book Python three Programmers’ Reference can be incorporated for fast search for of Python information. huge teacher fabrics are supplied for these adopting for lecture room use, together with an teachers’ guide, over 1,000 well-developed slides overlaying all basic themes of every bankruptcy, resource code, and attempt bank. 

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Data Wrangling with Python: Tips and Tools to Make Your Life Easier

By Jacqueline Kazil

How do you're taking your info research talents past Excel to the following point? by way of studying simply enough Python to get stuff performed. This hands-on advisor exhibits non-programmers such as you how one can approach details that’s at first too messy or tricky to entry. you don't want to grasp a specific thing concerning the Python programming language to get started.

Through a number of step by step workouts, you’ll gather, fresh, research, and current info successfully. You’ll additionally observe easy methods to automate your info strategy, time table dossier- enhancing and clean-up projects, approach greater datasets, and create compelling tales with info you obtain.

  • Quickly research uncomplicated Python syntax, information forms, and language concepts
  • Work with either machine-readable and human-consumable data
  • Scrape web pages and APIs to discover a bounty of beneficial information
  • Clean and structure info to dispose of duplicates and blunders on your datasets
  • Learn while to standardize information and whilst to check and script info cleanup
  • Explore and research your datasets with new Python libraries and techniques
  • Use Python strategies to automate all your data-wrangling process

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Core Python Applications Programming (3rd Edition) (Core Series)

  • Already be aware of Python yet are looking to study extra? A lot more? Dive right into a number of subject matters utilized in perform for real-world purposes.
  • Covers ordinary expressions, Internet/network programming, GUIs, SQL/databases/ORMs, threading, and internet development.
  • Learn approximately modern improvement developments akin to Google+, Twitter, MongoDB, OAuth, Python three migration, and Java/Jython. offers fresh fabric on Django, Google App Engine, CSV/JSON/XML, and Microsoft workplace. contains Python 2 and three code samples to get you all started correct away!
  • Provides code snippets, interactive examples, and sensible workouts to assist construct your Python skills.


The entire Developer’s advisor to Python

Python is an agile, strong, and expressive programming language that keeps to construct momentum. It combines the ability of compiled languages with the simplicity and fast improvement of scripting languages. In Core Python functions Programming, 3rd Edition , leading Python developer and company coach Wesley Chun is helping you're taking your Python wisdom to the subsequent level.

 

This publication has every little thing you want to develop into a flexible Python developer. you'll be brought to a number of parts of software improvement and achieve wisdom that may be instantly utilized to tasks, and you'll find code samples in either Python 2 and 3, together with migration guidance if that’s in your roadmap too. a few snippets may also run unmodified on 2.x or 3.x.

 

  • Learn expert Python sort, most sensible practices, and solid programming habits
  • construct consumers and servers utilizing TCP, UDP, XML-RPC, and be uncovered to higher-level libraries like SocketServer and Twisted
  • boost GUI functions utilizing Tkinter and different on hand toolkits
  • enhance program functionality by way of writing extensions in C/C++, or improve I/O-bound code with multithreading
  • become aware of SQL and relational databases, ORMs, or even non-relational (NonSQL) databases like MongoDB
  • examine the fundamentals of internet programming, together with internet consumers and servers, plus CGI and WSGI
  • disclose your self to typical expressions and strong textual content processing instruments for growing and parsing CSV, JSON, and XML data
  • Interface with well known Microsoft place of work functions equivalent to Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook utilizing COM shopper programming
  • Dive deeper into internet improvement with the Django framework and cloud computing with Google App Engine
  • discover Java programming with Jython, tips on how to run Python code at the JVM
  • hook up with net companies Yahoo! Finance to get inventory charges, or Yahoo! Mail, Gmail, and others to obtain or ship e-mail
  • Jump into the social media craze through studying find out how to hook up with the Twitter and Google+ networks

 

Core Python functions Programming, 3rd variation, delivers

  • Broad insurance of a number of parts of improvement utilized in real-world purposes today
  • Powerful insights into present and top practices for the intermediate Python programmer
  • Dozens of code examples, from quickly snippets to full-fledged applications
  • A number of workouts at the top of each bankruptcy to assist hammer the techniques home

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Mastering Python Scientific Computing

A entire consultant for Python programmers to grasp medical computing utilizing Python APIs and tools

About This Book

  • The fundamentals of clinical computing to complicated strategies regarding parallel and big scale computation are all covered.
  • Most of the Python APIs and instruments utilized in clinical computing are mentioned in detail
  • The options are mentioned with appropriate instance programs

Who This ebook Is For

If you're a Python programmer and need to search out clinical computing, this publication is for you. The booklet expects you to have had publicity to varied recommendations of Python programming.

What you are going to Learn

  • Fundamentals and parts of medical computing
  • Scientific computing info management
  • Performing numerical computing utilizing NumPy and SciPy
  • Concepts and programming for symbolic computing utilizing SymPy
  • Using the plotting library matplotlib for information visualization
  • Data research and visualization utilizing Pandas, matplotlib, and IPython
  • Performing parallel and excessive functionality computing
  • Real-life case stories and most sensible practices of clinical computing

In Detail

In trendy global, in addition to theoretical and experimental paintings, clinical computing has turn into a tremendous a part of medical disciplines. Numerical calculations, simulations and computing device modeling at the present time shape the majority of either experimental and theoretical papers. within the clinical technique, replication and reproducibility are vital contributing elements. a whole and urban clinical consequence may be reproducible and replicable. Python is acceptable for clinical computing. a wide group of clients, lots of aid and documentation, a wide selection of clinical libraries and environments, nice functionality, and stable aid makes Python an exceptional selection for clinical computing.

At current Python is without doubt one of the most sensible offerings for constructing medical workflow and the ebook goals latest Python builders to grasp this area utilizing Python. the most issues to benefit within the ebook are the concept that of medical workflow, coping with medical workflow info and acting computation in this info utilizing Python.

The booklet discusses NumPy, SciPy, SymPy, matplotlib, Pandas and IPython with a number of instance programs.

Style and approach

This publication follows a hands-on method of clarify the advanced techniques relating to clinical computing. It info quite a few APIs utilizing acceptable examples.

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Python Text Processing with NLTK 2.0 Cookbook

By Jacob Perkins

Use Python's NLTK suite of libraries to maximise your average Language Processing services. * quick become familiar with average Language Processing ? with textual content research, textual content Mining, and past * find out how machines and crawlers interpret and method normal languages * simply paintings with large quantities of information and the right way to deal with disbursed processing * a part of Packt's Cookbook sequence: every one recipe is a delicately geared up series of directions to accomplish the duty as successfully as attainable intimately usual Language Processing is used all over the place ? in se's, spell checkers, cell phones, computing device video games ? even your washer. Python's usual Language Toolkit (NLTK) suite of libraries has quickly emerged as essentially the most effective instruments for traditional Language Processing. you need to hire not anything under the easiest ideas in average Language Processing ? and this publication is your solution. Python textual content Processing with NLTK 2.0 Cookbook is your convenient and illustrative advisor, for you to stroll you thru all of the ordinary Language Processing concepts in a step?by-step demeanour. it's going to demystify the complex gains of textual content research and textual content mining utilizing the excellent NLTK suite. This e-book cuts brief the preamble and also you dive correct into the technological know-how of textual content processing with a realistic hands-on procedure. start off with studying tokenization of textual content. Get an outline of WordNet and the way to exploit it. research the fundamentals in addition to complex positive aspects of Stemming and Lemmatization. notice numerous how one can exchange phrases with easier and extra universal (read: extra searched) versions. Create your personal corpora and learn how to create customized corpus readers for JSON documents in addition to for information saved in MongoDB. Use and control POS taggers. remodel and normalize parsed chunks to supply a canonical shape with no altering their which means. Dig into function extraction and textual content category. how one can simply deal with large quantities of information with none loss in potency or velocity. This ebook will train you all that and past, in a hands-on learn-by-doing demeanour. Make your self knowledgeable in utilizing the NLTK for typical Language Processing with this useful spouse. What you are going to examine from this publication * examine textual content categorization and subject id * research Stemming and Lemmatization and the way to move past the standard spell checker * change negations with antonyms on your textual content * learn how to tokenize phrases into lists of sentences and phrases, and achieve an perception into WordNet * rework and control chunks and bushes * examine complicated good points of corpus readers and create your personal customized corpora * Tag varied components of speech by means of growing, education, and utilizing a part-of-speech tagger * enhance accuracy by means of combining a number of part-of-speech taggers * do partial parsing to extract small chunks of textual content from a part-of-speech tagged sentence * Produce an alternate canonical shape with out altering the which means by means of normalizing parsed chunks * find out how se's use common Language Processing to method textual content * Make your website extra discoverable by means of studying how one can instantly substitute phrases with extra searched equivalents * Parse dates, occasions, and HTML * educate and control kinds of classifiers process The learn-by-doing strategy of this publication will provide help to dive correct into the guts of textual content processing from the first actual web page. each one recipe is punctiliously designed to satisfy your urge for food for ordinary Language Processing. choked with quite a few illustrative examples and code samples, it'll make the duty of utilizing the NLTK for ordinary Language Processing effortless and simple. Who this publication is written for This publication is for Python programmers who are looking to speedy familiarize yourself with utilizing the NLTK for common Language Processing. Familiarity with simple textual content processing suggestions is needed. Programmers skilled within the NLTK also will locate it worthwhile. scholars of linguistics will locate it helpful.

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QGIS By Example

Leverage the facility of QGIS in real-world purposes to develop into a strong person in cartography and GIS analysis

About This Book

  • Load and visualize spatial facts, create remarkable maps and put up them on-line, and successfully automate your paintings with the aid of QGIS processing framework
  • Learn approximately varied GIS research via special real-world examples
  • An example-based consultant to unravel commonest mapping and research initiatives utilizing real-world datasets

Who This publication Is For

If you're a newbie or an intermediate GIS consumer, this e-book is for you. it truly is perfect for practitioners, info analysts, and alertness builders who've little or no or no familiarity with geospatial information and software.

What you are going to Learn

  • Install QGIS and combine your information right into a spatial database to enhance info administration, speedup entry, and processing
  • Design attractive and informative print maps for a greater illustration of your information and research results
  • Publish your maps on the web with the QGIS Cloud hosting
  • Use the Heatmap plugin and hexagonal grids to discover sizzling areas through density analysis
  • Visualize your information in 3D and cost item visibility to discover the main scenic views
  • Perform suitability research to discover locations that meet your requisites and the way to use spatial operations
  • Become extra effective with the Processing framework through the use of versions and scripts to automate repetitive and intricate tasks
  • Develop your individual Python plugin to increase QGIS's functionality

In Detail

QGIS is a number one trouble-free, cross-platform, open resource, computer geographic info process (GIS). It presents many helpful services and contours and their quantity is constantly becoming. an increasing number of deepest clients and corporations decide upon QGIS as their basic GIS software program since it is so easy to take advantage of, feature-rich, extensible, and has an enormous and continuously growing to be community.

This publication publications you from QGIS deploy via facts loading, and education to acting most typical GIS analyses. you are going to practice varieties of GIS analyses together with density, visibility, and suitability research on sensible, real-world info. eventually, you'll develop into extra efficient and automate your daily paintings with the aid of the QGIS Processing framework and by means of constructing your individual Python plugins.

By the tip of this publication, you may have the entire important wisdom approximately dealing with and interpreting spatial data.

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Python GUI Programming Cookbook

Over eighty object-oriented recipes that can assist you create dazzling GUIs in Python

About This Book

  • Use object-oriented programming to increase outstanding GUIs in Python
  • Create a operating GUI undertaking as a vital source for constructing your Python GUIs
  • Packed with easy-to-follow recipes that will help you advance code utilizing the newest published model of Python

Who This e-book Is For

If you're a Python programmer with intermediate point wisdom of GUI programming and wish to benefit the best way to create attractive, powerful, and responsive GUIs utilizing the freely on hand Python GUI frameworks, this publication is for you.

What you are going to Learn

  • Create impressive GUIs with Python's integrated Tkinter module
  • Customize the GUIs through the use of structure managers to rearrange the GUI widgets
  • Advance to an object-oriented programming kind utilizing Python
  • Develop appealing charts utilizing the loose Matplotlib Python module
  • Use threading in a networked surroundings to make the GUIs responsive
  • Discover how you can attach the GUIs to a database
  • Understand how unit exams could be created and internationalize the GUI
  • Extend the GUIs with unfastened Python frameworks utilizing top practices

In Detail

Python is a multi-domain, interpreted programming language. it's a ordinary general-purpose, high-level programming language. it is usually used as a scripting language due to its forgiving syntax and compatibility with a large choice of alternative eco-systems. Its versatile syntax permits builders to jot down brief scripts whereas while, they could use object-oriented suggestions to boost very huge projects.

Python GUI Programming Cookbook follows a task-based method of assist you create attractive and intensely powerful GUIs with the smallest amount of code precious. This ebook makes use of the best programming sort, utilizing the fewest strains of code to create a GUI in Python, after which advances to utilizing object-oriented programming in later chapters. while you are new to object-oriented programming (OOP), this publication will educate you ways to exploit the OOP coding type within the context of constructing GUIs written in Python.

Throughout the publication, you'll strengthen a whole GUI software, construction recipe upon recipe, connecting the GUI to a database. within the later chapters, you'll discover extra Python GUI frameworks, utilizing most sensible practices. additionally, you will the right way to use threading to make sure your GUI does not pass unresponsive.

By the top of the ebook, you may be knowledgeable in Python GUI programming to increase a standard set of GUI applications.

Style and approach

Every recipe during this programming cookbook solves an issue you could stumble upon on your programming profession. even as, many of the recipes construct on one another to create a complete, real-life GUI application.

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