Python is a wonderful programming language that is being used more and more in a lot of different industries. It is fast, flexible, and comes with batteries included.
Most of the books you read about Python teach you the language basics. But once you've learnt them, you are on your own designing your application and discovering best practices.
In this book, we'll see how to leverage Python to efficiently tackle your problems and build great Python applications.
What's going to be in this book?
Best practicesAdvice you should follow when building your application, that will help you make the most out of Python, and build a future proof programs. If you're already working on something, you'll be able to apply technique discussed right ahead to enhance your current work.
Solving problemsReal issues and real solutions to tackle problem such as testing, porting, scaling, etc, Python applications or libraries. Great tips included so you avoid making mistakes already made by others, and save time.
Hacker interviewsRead advice, tips and opinions from great hackers from the Open Source and Python community. Learn from experts of the discussed areas.
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About the author
Hi, I'm Julien Danjou, a Free Software hacker for more than 12 years. I have multiple hats in the Free and Open Source community, among them: Debian developer, Freedesktop contributor, GNU Emacs committer, the awesome window manager creator, and more recently, Project Technical Leader for OpenStack Ceilometer.
For the last years, I've been hacking on Python a lot, especially through OpenStack, a cloud-computing platform. During that time, I had the chance to work with fabulous Python hackers, learning a lot from them and the surrounding community.
I live in Paris, France, and like to travel once in a while. You should follow me on Twitter so we can keep in touch! Follow @juldanjou