Chapter 12. Common Python 3 Libraries

We've covered the principles of object-oriented programming and we've applied them to Python. We've looked at the ins and outs of object-oriented design, and the higher-level design patterns that make up good programs. We've seen Python's tendency to simplify object-oriented solutions. We even know how to test our Python programs. Yet, are we able to do the common tasks of day-to-day programming?

Yes, we know Python's syntax, and we could—in theory—write a web framework or database engine from scratch. Python's true power, however, lies in the work other people have done before us. In the examples throughout this book, we've seen many of the Python standard library's modules at work. Yet, we haven't really ...

Get Python 3 Object Oriented Programming now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.