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By Zed A. Shaw

You Will Learn Python!

Zed Shaw has perfected the world's most sensible approach for studying Python. stick to it and you'll succeed-just just like the thousands of novices Zed has taught so far! You carry the self-discipline, dedication, and patience; the writer offers every little thing else.

In Learn Python the challenging approach, 3rd Edition, you'll examine Python by way of operating via fifty two brilliantly crafted workouts. learn them. kind their code precisely. (No copying and pasting!) repair your error. Watch the courses run. As you do, you'll find out how software program works; what sturdy courses seem like; tips on how to learn, write, and look at code; and the way to discover and fasten your error utilizing tips specialist programmers use. most significantly, you'll research the subsequent, that you have to begin writing first-class Python software program of your own:
• fitting an entire Python atmosphere
• Organizing and writing code
• simple arithmetic
• Variables
• Strings and textual content
• Interacting with clients
• operating with documents
• Looping and common sense
• information constructions utilizing lists and dictionaries
• software layout
• Object-oriented programming
• Inheritance and composition
• Modules, periods, and gadgets
• Python packaging
• Debugging
• computerized checking out
• uncomplicated video game improvement
• easy internet improvement

It'll be not easy firstly. yet quickly, you'll simply get it-and that would consider great!

This educational will present you for each minute you place into it. quickly, you'll understand one of many world's strongest, well known programming languages. You'll be a Python programmer.

Watch Zed, too! The accompanying DVD includes five+ hours of passionate, robust instructing: a whole Python video course!

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Figure 2-19. The new packages have been created. standard. Right-click the greetings package in the Package Explorer on the left side of the workspace. Select New ➤ Pydev Module. That will bring up the (unnamed) module creation window, shown in Figure 2-20. 35 36 CHAPTER 2 ■ THE IDE: ECLIPSING THE COMMAND LINE Figure 2-20. Choosing the module name The window has three fields: Source Folder, Package, and Name. The first two are filled in for you. Enter standard into the Name field, and then click Finish.

Verifying the unsigned plug-in This screen is called Feature Verification, but it’s really complaining about the Mylyn package being unsigned. You should get used to this. While cryptographic signing of features is a neat idea, it doesn’t happen much. Just click Install All. A few windows will flit by as Mylyn is installed, and once it’s complete, Eclipse will ask if you want to apply the changes or restart (see Figure 2-13). Figure 2-13. Installation complete Choose Yes to restart Eclipse. When it restarts, it will go to the Eclipse overview, which is shown in Figure 2-14.

You don’t need extensive commenting. The code and unit tests should be clear and readable. Extensive design 17 18 CHAPTER 1 ■ WHAT IS AGILE DEVELOPMENT? documentation is the pinnacle violation of DRY. The impression of the design invariably falls out of sync with the reality of the design. These practices have a common focus. They are about predictability. They are about minimizing waste, both in process and in design effort, and continuous feedback to identify the sources of waste. While it’s important to understand how these techniques fit together, we’re not going to be looking at all of them.

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