Boost your Python skills with practical real-world projects
Bridging the gap between learning and doing, this book walks you through the “where” and “how” of real-world Python programming with practical, actionable guidance. Focused on functionality, the hands-on instruction covers the basic application set-up and library construction and packaging to help you move beyond tutorials and start building projects, with the help of veteran Python trainers who provide valuable insight along the way. You should be familiar with the basic syntax of the core Python language, and ready to develop your skills to become proficient in the practical application of this top programming language.
Learn how Python works in the real world to complete daily tasks and bring efficiency to business
Discover how libraries work, where to use them, and the best places to get them
Set up development environments using Virtualenv, Pip, and more
Create, package, and share libraries with other users in the Python community
Build projects with a layered approach, using libraries to add function at each iteration
Apply Python to real-world intermediate-level projects to gain confidence for larger open-source projects
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