The Hitchhiker's Guide to Python
by Kenneth Reitz
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2016
Number of pages: 338
This handcrafted guide exists to provide both novice and expert Python developers a best practice handbook to the installation, configuration, and usage of Python on a daily basis. You'll find a nice concise list of highly recommended options.
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The definitive language reference for Python. It describes the syntax of Python and its built-in datatypes. It covers advanced topics, and is suitable for readers who are familiar with the details and rules of the Python and its object system.
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