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The Python 3 Standard Library by Example, Second Edition by Doug Hellmann

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Introduction

Distributed with every copy of Python, the standard library contains hundreds of modules that provide tools for interacting with the operating system, interpreter, and Internet—all of them tested and ready to be used to jump-start the development of your applications. This book presents selected examples demonstrating how to use the most commonly used features of the modules that support Python’s “batteries included” slogan, taken from the popular Python Module of the Week (PyMOTW) blog series.

This Book’s Target Audience

The audience for this book consists of intermediate-level Python programmers. Thus, although all of the source code is presented with discussion, only a few cases include line-by-line explanations. Every section ...

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