O'Reilly logo

Beginning Python: From Novice to Professional, 3rd Edition by Magnus Lie Hetland

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

© Magnus Lie Hetland 2017

Magnus Lie Hetland, Beginning Python, 10.1007/978-1-4842-0028-5_10

10. Batteries Included

Magnus Lie Hetland

(1)Trondheim, Norway

You now know most of the basic Python language. While the core language is powerful in itself, Python gives you more tools to play with. A standard installation includes a set of modules called the standard library. You have already seen some of them (math and cmath, for example), but there are many more. This chapter shows you a bit about how modules work and how to explore them and learn what they have to offer. Then the chapter offers an overview of the standard library, focusing on a few selected useful modules.

Modules

You already know about making your own programs (or scripts) and executing ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required