Python II: Advanced Python 3 Training

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Yes, this class can be tailored to meet your specific training needs.
Yes, we provide Python consulting services.
Yes, group discounts are provided.

Course Description

 
This two day course covers a handful of various Python advanced topics including high level data structures, network programming, writing GUI's in Python, and CGI programming. This course is particularly well suited for programmers who are building application frameworks, integrating Python with other software, or using Python for distributed computing.
Course Length: 2 Days
Course Tuition: $790 (US)

Prerequisites

Students should have taken an introductory Python course or have six months of Python programming experience.

Course Outline

 

1. What you should already know about Python
Introduction
Language Evolution
Python Reserved Words and Other Rules
Documentation
The string Class
Variables
DataTypes
Boolean and Numeric Types
Strings
Lists
Sets
Sequences
Looping Through Sequences
Dictionaries
Bit Manipulation
Functions
Modules
Standard Input and Output
File Input and Output
Some File Tests

2. Data Structures
range
List Comprehensions
Nested List Comprehensions
Dictionary Comprehensions
Dictionaries with Compound Values
Processing Lists in Parallel
Specialized Sorts
Time Functionality
Generators

3. Writing GUIs in Python
Introduction
Components and Events
The tk Widget
Button Widgets
Entry Widgets
Text Widgets
Checkbutton Widgets
Radiobutton Widgets
Listbox Widgets
Frame Widgets
Menu Widgets
Toplevel Widgets
Dialogs

4. Python and CGI Scripts
What is CGI
HTML
HTML Forms
A Guestbook Application
What Can Go Wrong!
HTML Tables
The CGI Script
Rendering of the Script

5. The os Module
The Environment
Creating a Process
Listing Files
Other Process Methods
File Information (Metadata)
Working with Directories

6. Network Programming
Networking Fundamentals
The Client/Server Module
The socket Module
The Client Program
The Server Program
An Evaluation Client and Server
A Threaded Server

Appendix A: What You Might Not Already Know
What is an Iterable?
Creating Your Own Iterators
Generators
The Functions any and all
Thread Fundamentals
Synchronization
Signals
The Python Debugger
The with Statement
Data Compression
Appendix B: Python and Databases
Introduction
DBM Operations
Pickling
Pickling with Complex Objects
Shelves
Using sqlite3
Executing Queries
Table Descriptions
Writing Database Scripts

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