How to build useful, real-world applications in the Python programming language
About This Book
Who This Book Is For
This book is for software developers who are familiar with Python and want to gain hands-on experience with web and software development projects. A basic knowledge of Python programming is required.
What You Will Learn
Python is a very powerful, high-level, object-oriented programming language. It's known for its simplicity and huge community support. Python Programming Blueprints will help you build useful, real-world applications using Python.
In this book, we will cover some of the most common tasks that Python developers face on a daily basis, including performance optimization and making web applications more secure. We will familiarize ourselves with the associated software stack and master asynchronous features in Python. We will build a weather application using command-line parsing. We will then move on to create a Spotify remote control where we'll use OAuth and the Spotify Web API. The next project will cover reactive extensions by teaching you how to cast votes on Twitter the Python way. We will also focus on web development by using the famous Django framework to create an online game store. We will then create a web-based messenger using the new Nameko microservice framework. We will cover topics like authenticating users and, storing messages in Redis.
By the end of the book, you will have gained hands-on experience in coding with Python.
Style and approach
With a hands-on approach, Python Programming Blueprints guides you through diverse real-life projects to get you started; it presents most aspects of the Python programming language gradually, going from basic to advanced topics.
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