This is the perfect book for refining your Python skills through learning best practices and the latest development techniques. Packed with real-world examples and written by an expert, this is the authoritative tutorial.
Learn Python development best practices from an expert, with detailed coverage of naming and coding conventions
Apply object-oriented principles, design patterns, and advanced syntax tricks
Manage your code with distributed version control
Profile and optimize your code
Proactive test-driven development and continuous integration
Python is a dynamic programming language, used in a wide range of domains by programmers who find it simple, yet powerful. From the earliest version 15 years ago to the current one, it has constantly evolved with productivity and code readability in mind.
Even if you find writing Python code easy, writing code that is efficient and easy to maintain and reuse is not so straightforward. This book will show you how to do just that: it will show you how Python development should be done. Python expert Tarek ZiadÃ© takes you on a practical tour of Python application development, beginning with setting up the best development environment, and along the way looking at agile methodologies in Python, and applying proven object-oriented principles to your design.