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C++ Programming Fundamentals by Chuck Easttom

By Chuck Easttom

This article teaches rookies the fundamentals of C++ programming with out assuming prior event in the other language. It features a number of examples corresponding to online game programming, grade monitoring and ordinary calculation to make studying C++ enjoyable and beneficial.

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Effective Python: 59 Specific Ways to Write Better Python by Brett Slatkin

By Brett Slatkin

It's effortless to begin writing code with Python: that's why the language is so immensely well known. notwithstanding, Python has distinctive strengths, charms, and expressivity that may be difficult to know first and foremost -- in addition to hidden pitfalls which can simply journey you up if you happen to aren't conscious of them. potent Python can help you harness the complete strength of Python to jot down particularly strong, effective, maintainable, and well-performing code. using the concise, scenario-driven variety pioneered in Scott Meyers's best-selling powerful C++, Brett Slatkin brings jointly fifty nine Python top practices, suggestions, shortcuts, and life like code examples from professional programmers.

Through life like examples, Slatkin uncovers little-known Python quirks, intricacies, and idioms that powerfully impression code habit and function. You'll find out how to select the best and potent strategy to accomplish key projects while a number of suggestions exist, and the way to put in writing code that's more uncomplicated to appreciate, hold, and improve.

Drawing on his deep realizing of Python's services, Slatkin bargains sensible recommendation for every significant sector of improvement with either Python 3.x and Python 2.x. assurance includes:

integrated modules
creation techniques
And more

Each part includes particular, actionable instructions geared up into goods, every one with rigorously worded suggestion supported via distinct technical arguments and illuminating examples. utilizing potent Python, you could systematically increase the entire Python code you write: now not by means of blindly following ideas or mimicking incomprehensible idioms, yet through gaining a deep realizing of the technical the reason why they make feel.

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Python: Best Practices for by Kenneth Reitz, Tanya Schlusser

By Kenneth Reitz, Tanya Schlusser

The Hitchhiker's consultant to Python takes the journeyman Pythonista to real services. greater than the other language, Python was once created with the philosophy of simplicity and parsimony. Now 25 years previous, Python has develop into the first or secondary language (after SQL) for lots of company clients. With reputation comes diversity—and most likely dilution.

This consultant, collaboratively written by way of over 100 contributors of the Python group, describes most sensible practices presently utilized by package deal and alertness builders. not like different books for this viewers, The Hitchhiker’s consultant is mild on reusable code and heavier on layout philosophy, directing the reader to very good resources that exist already.

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Programming in Python 3: A Complete Introduction to the by Mark Summerfield

By Mark Summerfield

A totally Revised version that includes New fabric on Coroutines, Debugging, checking out, Parsing, String Formatting, and More


Python three is the easiest model of the language but: it really is extra robust, handy, constant, and expressive than ever ahead of. Now, best Python programmer Mark Summerfield demonstrates the right way to write code that takes complete benefit of Python 3's positive aspects and idioms. Programming in Python three, moment variation, brings jointly the entire wisdom you must write any application, use any common or third-party Python three library, and create new library modules of your own.


Summerfield attracts on his a long time of Python event to proportion deep insights into Python three improvement you won't locate wherever else. He starts by way of illuminating Python's "beautiful heart": the 8 key components of Python you must write strong, high-performance courses. construction on those middle components, he introduces new issues designed to reinforce your functional expertise-one suggestion and hands-on instance at a time. assurance includes
* constructing in Python utilizing procedural, objectoriented, and sensible programming paradigms
* developing customized applications and modules
* Writing and examining binary, textual content, and XML records, together with non-compulsory compression, random entry, and textual content and XML parsing
* Leveraging complex facts varieties, collections, keep an eye on buildings, and features
* Spreading software workloads throughout a number of strategies and threads
* Programming SQL databases and key--value DBM records
* Debugging techniques-and utilizing attempt pushed improvement to prevent insects within the first position
* using Python's ordinary expression mini-language and module
* Parsing innovations, together with tips on how to use the third-party PyParsing and PLY modules
* development usable, effective, GUI-based functions
* complicated programming concepts, together with turbines, functionality and sophistication decorators, context managers, descriptors, summary base periods, metaclasses, coroutines, and more


Programming in Python three, moment variation, serves as either educational and language reference. It assumes a few previous programming adventure, and is observed by means of broad downloadable instance code-all of it established with Python three on home windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. This version covers Python 3.0 and 3.1, and thanks to the Python language moratorium it's also legitimate for Python 3.2 which has a similar language as Python 3.1.

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Mastering Regular Expressions (3rd Edition) by Jeffrey E. F. Friedl

By Jeffrey E. F. Friedl

Regular expressions are an incredibly robust instrument for manipulating textual content and knowledge. they're now typical good points in quite a lot of languages and renowned instruments, together with Perl, Python, Ruby, Java, VB.NET and C# (and any language utilizing the .NET Framework), Hypertext Preprocessor, and MySQL.

in the event you don't use general expressions but, you can find during this booklet a complete new international of mastery over your info. in the event you already use them, you'll get pleasure from this book's remarkable element and breadth of insurance. in case you imagine you recognize all you want to learn about general expressions, this booklet is a gorgeous eye-opener.

As this booklet indicates, a command of normal expressions is a useful ability. common expressions let you code complicated and sophisticated textual content processing that you simply by no means imagined may be automatic. general expressions can prevent time and aggravation. they are often used to craft based options to quite a lot of difficulties. as soon as you've mastered common expressions, they'll turn into a useful a part of your toolkit. you are going to ask yourself the way you ever acquired by way of with out them.

but regardless of their broad availability, flexibility, and unheard of energy, common expressions are often underutilized. but what's energy within the fingers of knowledgeable might be fraught with peril for the unwary. Mastering usual Expressions may also help you navigate the minefield to changing into a professional and assist you optimize your use of standard expressions.

Mastering average Expressions, 3rd variation, now encompasses a complete bankruptcy dedicated to personal home page and its strong and expressive suite of normal expression services, as well as greater Hypertext Preprocessor assurance within the relevant "core" chapters. additionally, this version has been up-to-date all through to mirror advances in different languages, together with extended in-depth assurance of Sun's java.util.regex package deal, which has emerged because the typical Java regex implementation.Topics include:
* A comparability of good points between varied models of many languages and tools
* How the normal expression engine works
* Optimization (major discounts on hand here!)
* Matching simply what you will have, yet now not what you don't want
* Sections and chapters on person languages

Written within the lucid, unique tone that makes a posh, dry subject turn into crystal-clear to programmers, and sprinkled with recommendations to advanced real-world difficulties, Mastering ordinary Expressions, 3rd version deals a wealth details so you might positioned to rapid use.

Reviews of this re-creation and the second one edition:

"There isn't a greater (or extra invaluable) ebook to be had on average expressions."

--Zak Greant, dealing with Director, eZ Systems

"A actual tour-de-force of a ebook which not just covers the mechanics of regexes in notable aspect but additionally talks approximately potency and using regexes in Perl, Java, and .NET...If you employ typical expressions as a part of your expert paintings (even for those who have already got an excellent publication on no matter what language you're programming in) i might strongly suggest this publication to you."

--Dr. Chris Brown, Linux Format

"The writer does an exceptional activity major the reader from regex amateur to grasp. The ebook is intensely effortless to learn and chock filled with precious and proper examples...Regular expressions are worthwhile instruments that each developer must have of their toolbox. Mastering standard Expressions is the definitive consultant to the topic, and a very good source that belongs on each programmer's bookshelf. Ten out of Ten Horseshoes."

--Jason Menard, Java Ranch

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Learn Raspberry Pi Programming with Python by Wolfram Donat

By Wolfram Donat

Research Raspberry Pi Programming with Python will allow you to application your nifty new $35 desktop to make an internet spider, a climate station, a media server, and extra. You'll application in Python in your Raspberry Pi with hands-on examples and enjoyable projects.

Even if you're thoroughly new to programming ordinarily, you'll determine the right way to create a house safeguard procedure, an underwater images approach, an RC aircraft with a digicam, or even a near-space climate balloon with a camera.

You'll easy methods to make a number of enjoyable or even precious initiatives, from an online bot to go looking and obtain documents to a toy to force your pets insane. You'll even find out how to use Pi with Arduino in addition to Pi with Gertboard, a spread board with an onboard ATmega microcontroller.

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Learning Python design patterns : a practical and fast-paced by Gennadiy Zlobin

By Gennadiy Zlobin

Layout trend is a widely known method of remedy a few particular difficulties which every software program developer comes throughout in the course of his paintings. layout styles seize higher-level constructs that typically seem in courses. should you understand how to enforce the layout development in a single language, in most cases it is possible for you to to port and use it in one other object-oriented programming language.

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Learning Predictive Analytics with Python by Ashish Kumar

By Ashish Kumar

Gain useful insights into predictive modelling through imposing Predictive Analytics algorithms on public datasets with Python

About This Book

  • A step by step advisor to predictive modeling together with plenty of advice, tips, and top practices
  • Get to grips with the fundamentals of Predictive Analytics with Python
  • Learn how you can use the preferred predictive modeling algorithms equivalent to Linear Regression, selection bushes, Logistic Regression, and Clustering

Who This e-book Is For

If you need to find out how to enforce Predictive Analytics algorithms utilizing Python libraries, then this is often the publication for you. while you are accustomed to coding in Python (or another programming/statistical/scripting language) yet have by no means used or examine Predictive Analytics algorithms, this booklet also will assist you. The e-book might be important to and will be learn by means of any info technology fans. a few familiarity with Python can be priceless to get the main out of this booklet, however it is definitely no longer a prerequisite.

What you'll Learn

  • Understand the statistical and mathematical options at the back of Predictive Analytics algorithms and enforce Predictive Analytics algorithms utilizing Python libraries
  • Analyze the end result parameters coming up from the implementation of Predictive Analytics algorithms
  • Write Python modules/functions from scratch to execute segments or the complete of those algorithms
  • Recognize and mitigate numerous contingencies and matters with regards to the implementation of Predictive Analytics algorithms
  • Get to understand a number of tools of uploading, cleansing, sub-setting, merging, becoming a member of, concatenating, exploring, grouping, and plotting info with pandas and numpy
  • Create dummy datasets and easy mathematical simulations utilizing the Python numpy and pandas libraries
  • Understand the simplest practices whereas dealing with datasets in Python and developing predictive types out of them

In Detail

Social Media and the net of items have led to an avalanche of knowledge. information is robust yet no longer in its uncooked shape - It has to be processed and modeled, and Python is among the such a lot strong instruments in the market to take action. It has an array of programs for predictive modeling and a set of IDEs to choose between. studying to foretell who may win, lose, purchase, lie, or die with Python is an fundamental ability set to have during this facts age.

This e-book is your consultant to getting begun with Predictive Analytics utilizing Python. you can find how one can technique facts and make predictive versions from it. We stability either statistical and mathematical strategies, and enforce them in Python utilizing libraries corresponding to pandas, scikit-learn, and numpy.

You'll begin by way of getting an figuring out of the fundamentals of predictive modeling, then you definitely will see how you can cleanse your information of impurities and get it prepared it for predictive modeling. additionally, you will study extra in regards to the top predictive modeling algorithms corresponding to Linear Regression, selection timber, and Logistic Regression. eventually, you will find the simplest practices in predictive modeling, in addition to the various functions of predictive modeling within the glossy world.

Style and approach

All the strategies during this publication been defined and illustrated utilizing a dataset, and in a step by step demeanour. The Python code snippet to enforce a style or thought is via the output, resembling charts, dataset heads, photographs, and so forth. The statistical techniques are defined intimately anyplace required.

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Instant OpenCV Starter by Jayneil Dalal, Sohil Patel

By Jayneil Dalal, Sohil Patel

Get begun with OpenCV utilizing sensible, hands-on tasks with this booklet and ebook


  • Learn anything new immediately! a quick, quickly, concentrated consultant supplying fast results
  • Step by means of step deploy of OpenCV in home windows and Linux
  • Examples and code in response to real-life implementation of OpenCV to aid the reader comprehend the significance of this technology
  • Codes and algorithms with specific explanations

In Detail

In the electronic age of picture and video sharing, the necessity for desktop imaginative and prescient is at an all time excessive. have a look round you and you may see that desktop imaginative and prescient is being carried out in all places. it truly is getting used in autos, social networking websites, and in quite a few different fields corresponding to scientific technology, robotics, protection, domestic automation, and so forth. this is often the place OpenCV comes into the image. OpenCV is the world's hottest open resource laptop imaginative and prescient library with greater than 500 optimized algorithms for photograph and video analysis.

Instant OpenCV Starter is a realistic, hands-on consultant that can assist you comprehend the significance of desktop imaginative and prescient in actual lifestyles in addition to many of the diverse services of the OpenCV library through small programming initiatives with easy, certain explanations.

This ebook is helping novices speedy research OpenCV to enforce a number of desktop imaginative and prescient similar initiatives. you'll first comprehend the significance and purposes of laptop imaginative and prescient in genuine lifestyles. After that, you are going to the right way to manage OpenCV, via a sequence of useful programming tasks to get you conversant in numerous services within the OpenCV library.

The booklet also will concentrate on the use of OpenCV in a couple of remarkable tasks similar to detecting limitations in a given photograph, hiding a picture in a distinct photo to transmit mystery details (known as picture steganography) in addition to do real-time video processing.

Instant OpenCV Starter will educate you the way to put in and use the OpenCV library for numerous easy computing device imaginative and prescient similar tasks.

What you'll study from this book

  • Discover the fundamentals of OpenCV
  • Install OpenCV in home windows and Linux
  • Learn trivial OpenCV projects resembling examining, exhibiting, cropping, and saving images
  • Understand pixel manipulation
  • Apply snapshot conversions
  • Explore photograph and video processing
  • Handle troubleshooting


Get to grips with a brand new expertise, comprehend what it's and what it will possibly do for you, after which get to paintings with an important beneficial properties and tasks.A useful, quickly, and hands-on advisor for Python builders and hobbyists who are looking to start with computing device imaginative and prescient with OpenCV.

Who this e-book is written for

This publication is excellent for builders, hobbyists, and scholars new to machine imaginative and prescient who're trying to get an excellent grounding in find out how to use the OpenCV library. It’s assumed that you'll have a few easy event in C/C++ programming.

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Python Programming for Biology: Bioinformatics and Beyond by Tim J. Stevens, Wayne Boucher

By Tim J. Stevens, Wayne Boucher

Do you've gotten a organic query that may be simply replied through computational strategies, yet little adventure in programming? do you need to benefit extra concerning the middle options utilized in computational biology and bioinformatics? Written in an available variety, this advisor presents a beginning for either beginners to machine programming and people drawn to studying extra approximately computational biology. The chapters consultant the reader via: a whole newbies' direction to programming in Python, with an advent to computing jargon; descriptions of center bioinformatics equipment with operating Python examples; clinical computing suggestions, together with photo research, data and computing device studying. This publication additionally services as a language reference written in elementary English, protecting the commonest Python language parts and a thesaurus of computing and organic phrases. This name will educate undergraduates, postgraduates and pros operating within the existence sciences the way to application with Python, a robust, versatile and easy-to-use language.

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