Dive Into Python: Python from novice to pro

Dive Into Python: Python from novice to pro

Dive Into Python: Python from novice to pro is a Python book for experienced programmers. It is a free python book by Mark Pilgrim. You can download it in various formats. Whether you’re an experienced programmer looking to get into Python or grizzled Python veteran who remembers the days when you had to import the string module, Dive Into Python is your ‘desert island’ Python book.


If you’ve never programmed before, Python is an excellent language to learn modern programming techniques. But this book should not be your starting point. Get “How to Think Like a Computer Scientist: Learning with Python” by Allen Downey, Jeffrey Elkner, Chris Meyers and learn the basics. Then dive into this book. Dive Into PYTHON was written by Mark Pilgram and is distributed under the GNU Free Documentation License. * Money raised from the sale of this book supports the development of free software and documentation.

Table of Contents

  • Installing Python
  • Your First Python Program
  • Native Datatypes
  • The Power Of Introspection
  • Objects and Object-Orientation
  • Exceptions and File Handling
  • Regular Expressions
  • HTML Processing
  • XML Processing
  • Scripts and Streams
  • HTTP Web Services
  • SOAP Web Services
  • Unit Testing
  • Test-First Programming
  • Refactoring
  • Functional Programming
  • Dynamic functions
  • Performance Tuning

Book Details

Author(s): Mark Pilgrim
Publisher: CreateSpace
Format(s): PDF
File size: 1.37 MB
Number of pages: 359
Link: Download or read online.

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