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Foundations of Python Network Programming

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To guide readers through the new scripting language, Python, this book discusses every aspect of client and server programming. And as Python begins to replace Perl as a favorite programming language, this book will benefit scripters and serious application developers who want a feature-rich, yet simple language, for deploying their products.

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Paperback, 512 pages
Published August 17th 2004 by Apress (first published August 16th 2004)
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Tihomir
Nov 26, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This is definitely the worst Python book which I've read. It is very very basic and messy. The examples are non practical. Just a waste of time.
Chris
Feb 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
Solid overview of network programming from a Python perspective. Definitely recommended.
Stuart
Dec 26, 2013 rated it liked it
It was a nice overview of network protocols using python. I read the book on my safari bookshelf and the majority of the code examples had to be hacked on a little bit. For instance they would be missing an import or using an import that wasn't used in the code, or mentioning the previous code example instead of the one being worked on. On one code example it didn't define length (blocks) I put 4000 but am not sure if you should have specified bytes or kb or whatever, Mostly small errors. I did ...more
Deryck Hodge
Apr 12, 2009 rated it liked it
This was a solid book. It's very much a "foundations" book in that's it's more for beginners to using Python for network applications. Also, it focuses on building network servers and clients using the standard library more than the more commonly used popular third-party libs, though certain libs are mentioned in sidebars. Generally, it's a nice introduction and overview, and useful for refreshing one's mind about network protocols, sockets, multitasking, etc. in Python.
Jared
Good, clear explanations, but the book is a mile wide and an inch deep.
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May 10, 2014 rated it it was ok

A serviceable guide to network programming in Python.

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