Chapter 7. Sufficiently advanced technology...


This chapter covers
  • More advanced features of classes
  • Generators
  • Functional programming


In this chapter, we’re going to be looking at some of the more advanced tasks Python can do. In chapter 1, you learned that Python is known as a multi-paradigm language, which means it doesn’t confine you to just one way of doing things. There are three main styles of programming: imperative, object-oriented, and functional. Python lets you work with all three, and even mix and match them where necessary.

We’ve already covered imperative and most of object-oriented programming in the chapters so far, so this chapter will focus mostly on functional programming and the more advanced parts of object-oriented ...

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