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An indispensable collection of practical tips and real-world advice for tackling common Python problems and taking your code to the next level. Features interviews with high-profile Python developers who share their tips, tricks, best practices, and real-world advice gleaned from years of experience.

Sharpen your Python skills as you dive deep into the Python programming la
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ebook, 240 pages
Published December 2018 by No Starch Press
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Eric Mesa
Feb 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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This is an AWESOME book that has completely transformed the way I code in Python. That might sound like the opening to a parody review, but I'm being sincere. One of the best things about Python is that it has a low barrier to entry and it's easy to get started programming. One of the worst things about Python is that it has a low barrier to entry and it's easy to get started programming. I've been going through the past 15ish years with just a surface-level understanding of my favorite programm ...more
Vlad Bezden
Dec 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great book!!! I found something new in each chapter. Examples are up to the point. I know for sure that you will learn a lot from reading this book.
Kati
Jan 27, 2020 rated it liked it
I don't think I'm the intended audience for this book. I'm a hobbyist who's done some simple programming in the past and is new to Python. I've gotten through a couple of beginner books that start with 'Hello world!', and picked this up because I was excitedly running around Python tutorials and Stack Overflow like Jack Skellington, going "Ooh, what's this? What's this?" I was looking for a book that would answer what's that.

This seems more targeted towards professional, or at least experienced,
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Mochammad Hadyan
May 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Really enjoy the content of this book. Despite not really deep, the contents show some critical concepts that you'll use often day-to-day basis. This book introduce various tools and best practices to solve specific problems (e.g: Unit testing, Profiling, Multithread vs Multiprocess, Documentation). ...more
chsmiley
Sep 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Initially, I borrowed this book from the library, but ended up purchasing it myself for the wealth of information on a variety of topics in Python. I decided to read it cover to cover but a lot of the topics weren't immediately applicable to problems I've encountered, so it was slow-going in some spots. Overall, it was well worth the read and I've already returned to some sections for reference while coding. I can see myself using this book for a long time. ...more
Grzegorz Szopinski
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A lot of useful ideas, but it feels kinda rushed. Sitll worth it, though.
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Real good intermediate/advanced level Python book!
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