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Python Programming On Win32 by Mark Hammond, Andy Robinson

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Each chapter in this section may be taken in isolation and covers one particular area of interest in detail. The focus is task-based, and we look at various technologies and libraries in each section, concentrating on how to get jobs done with Python. These chapters naturally vary in their technical depth and appeal, but we hope that there will be plenty of interest for everyone.

Chapter 12

This is the definitive reference on Python’s support for COM.

Chapter 13

This chapter shows how to connect to databases from Python and illustrates how to manipulate data.

Chapter 14

Here we take a look at some common techniques for dealing with email on Windows.

Chapter 15

This is a brief discussion on how to use common Internet protocols from Python on Windows.

Chapter 16

In this chapter, we discuss the language extensions for working with users, groups, drives, shares, servers, and so forth.

Chapter 17

This chapter presents Python’s facilities for working with processes and files, both in a portable and a Windows-specific way.

Chapter 18

Here we explore Python’s thorough support for Windows NT services.

Chapter 19

This chapter discusses serial I/O, remote access services, and TCP/IP sockets.

Chapter 20

Here we present three toolkits: PythonWin, Tkinter, and wxPython.

Chapter 21

This chapter presents a complete guide to Python’s extensions to support Microsoft’s Active Scripting technology.

Chapter 22

As the name implies, this chapter explains how you can extend Python’s capabilities using other languages.

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