Python Developer's Handbook by Andre Lessa

By Andre Lessa

The Python Developer's guide is designed to reveal skilled builders to Python and its makes use of. starting with a short creation to the language and its syntax, the booklet strikes fast into extra complicated programming themes, together with embedding Python, community programming, GUI toolkits, JPython, net improvement, Python/C API, and extra. Python is an interpreted, object-oriented programming language. Its syntax is straightforward and simple to benefit, and it encourages programmers to jot down and imagine essentially. The Python Developer's instruction manual is punctiliously written, well-organized advent to this strong, fast-growing programming language for skilled builders.

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19 20 PYTHON D EVELOPER ’ S H ANDBOOK PART I Basic Programming In case you are using a Linux system that doesn’t offer RPM support, you need to download the source code and compile it in your machine. Or, check whether your Linux distribution included Python. Instructions for compiling Python are provided in Chapter 17. Other UNIX Systems If you are running a UNIX system other than Linux, you need to download the source code and compile it in your own machine. 2. You might need to change the filename for the latest version.

Its name was Python, but at that time, I still couldn’t figure out what was the relationship between that reptile and the world domination. Fifteen years ago, I was trying to select a channel in my old TV set, when a special program caught my attention—A huge animated foot was dancing in the opening titles. After the program started, there were a group of funny guys who were playing jokes about parrots and lumberjacks. After watching tons of episodes and all their five films, I decided to write a book about them.

Applications can be used in several different systems without the need for compilation. Furthermore, you can create a standalone executable and securely distribute your applications. Clear Syntax and a Diversity of Useful Lexical Elements The way Python is organized seems to encourage object-oriented programming because everything is an object. In addition to that, it has various helpful lexical elements, such as the following: • Operator overloading—The same operator has different meanings according to the elements that are being referenced.

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