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Mastering Python by Rick van Hattem

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Preface

Python is a language that is easy to learn and both powerful and convenient from the start. Mastering Python, however, is a completely different question.

Every programming problem you will encounter has at least several possible solutions and/or paradigms to apply within the vast possibilities of Python. This book will not only illustrate a range of different and new techniques but also explain where and when a method should be applied.

This book is not a beginner's guide to Python 3. It is a book that can teach you about the more advanced techniques possible within Python. Specifically targeting Python 3.5 and up, it also demonstrates several Python 3.5-only features such as async def and await statements.

As a Python programmer with many ...

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