Like any other book on programming, the remainder of this book relies on quite a few features that may or may not be considered commonplace by readers. You, the reader, are expected to know a good deal about Python and programming in general, but there are a variety of lesser-used features that are extremely useful in the operations of many techniques shown throughout the book.
Therefore, as unusual as it may seem, this chapter focuses on a concept of advanced basics. The tools and techniques in this chapter aren’t necessarily common knowledge, but they form a solid foundation for more advanced implementations to follow. ...