This is the book to reach for when you're coding on the fly and need an answer now. It's an easy-to-use reference to the core language, with descriptions of commonly used modules and toolkits, and a guide to recent changes, new features, and upgraded built-ins -- all updated to cover Python 3.x as well as version 2.6. You'll also quickly find exactly what you need with the handy index.Built-in object types, including numbers, lists, dictionaries, and more
Statements and syntax for creating and processing objects
Functions and modules for structuring and reusing code
Python's object-oriented programming tools
The exception-handling model
Built-in functions, exceptions, and attributes
Special operator overloading methods
Widely used standard library modules and extensions
Command-line options and development tools
Python idioms and hints
Written by Mark Lutz, who is widely recognized as today's leading Python trainer, Python Pocket Reference, Fourth Edition, is the perfect companion to O'Reilly's classic Python tutorials, Learning Python and Programming Python.
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Page Count (est.): 198
Pub Date: 10/15/2009