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Advanced Python 3 Programming Techniques (Digital Short Cut)

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Advanced Python 3 Programming Techniques (Digital Short Cut)

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  • Copyright 2009
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-321-63551-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-63551-8

This short cut is taken from Programming in Python 3: A Complete Introduction to the Python Language (Addison-Wesley, 2009) and provides self-containedcoverage of Python’s advanced features. Most of the techniques covered arenot needed every day, but in the right circumstances they can make a crucialdifference, allowing us to write clean and straightforward code rather thanhaving to resort to hacks and workarounds to achieve what we need. The shortcut explains a range of procedural, object-oriented, and functional-style techniques,and the information provided will be a considerable addition to mostPython programmers’ toolboxes.

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Table of Contents

Section 1: What This Short Cut Covers 3

Section 2: Branching Using Dictionaries 4

Section 3: Generator Expressions and Functions 5

Section 4: Dynamic Code Execution 9

Section 5: Local and Recursive Functions 16

Section 6: Function and Method Decorators 21

Section 7: Function Annotations 25

Section 8: Controlling Attribute Access 27

Section 9: Functors 31

Section 10: Context Managers 33

Section 11: Descriptors 37

Section 12: Class Decorators 42

Section 13: Abstract Base Classes 45

Section 14: Multiple Inheritance 52

Section 15: Metaclasses 54

Section 16: Functional-Style Programming 59

Section 17: Descriptors with Class Decorators 63

Section 18: About the Author 65


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