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Advanced Python Programming

PYTH-102 (4 Days)
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Advanced Python Training Overview

Accelebrate's Advanced Python Programming training course picks up where Introduction to Python Programming left off, covering some topics in more detail and adding new ones. For instance, classes are covered in greater detail, with new coverage of OS services, date/time management, binary data, unit testing, database connectivity, network programming, and more.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Advanced Python Training Objectives

All students will:

  • Leverage OS services
  • Define classes
  • Code graphical interfaces for applications
  • Create modules and packages
  • Implement and run unit tests
  • Created multithreaded applications
  • Interact with network services
  • Query databases
  • Process XML, CSV, and JSON data

Advanced Python Training Outline

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Introduction
Python refresher
  • Data types
  • Sequences
  • Mapping types
  • Program structure
  • Files and console I/O
  • Conditionals
  • Loops
  • Built-ins
OS Services
  • The OS module
  • Environment variables
  • Launching external commands
  • Walking directory trees
  • Paths, directories, and filenames
  • Working with file systems
Dates and times
  • Basic date and time classes
  • Different time formats
  • Converting between formats
  • Formatting dates and times
  • Parsing date/time information
Binary Data
  • What is Binary Data?
  • Binary vs text
  • Using the Struct module
Pythonic Programming
  • The Zen of Python
  • Common idioms
  • Named tuples
  • Useful types from collections
  • Sorting
  • Lambda functions
  • List comprehensions
  • Generator expressions
Functions, Modules, and Packages
  • Creating functions
  • Function Parameters
  • Variable scope
  • Creating modules
  • Using the import statement
  • Module search path (PYTHONPATH)
  • Documenting modules
Intermediate Classes
  • Classes refresher
  • Properties
  • Class data/methods
  • Inheritance
  • Special methods
Metaprogramming
  • Implicit properties
  • globals() and locals()
  • Working with object attributes
  • The inspect module
  • Callable classes
  • Decorators
  • Monkey patching
Developer Tools
  • Analyzing programs with pylint
  • Using the debugger
  • Profilng code
  • Testing speed with benchmarking
Unit tests
  • What is a unit test
  • Creating a Test cases
  • Writing tests
  • Running tests
Database access
  • The DB API
  • Available Interfaces
  • Connecting to a server
  • Creating and executing a cursor
  • Fetching data
  • Parameterized statements
  • Using Metadata
  • Transaction control
  • ORMs and NoSQL overview
PyQt
  • Overview
  • Qt Architecture
  • Using designer
  • Standard widgets
  • Event handling
  • Extras
Network Programming
  • Built-in classes
  • Using requests
  • Grabbing web pages
  • Sending email
  • Working with binary data
  • Consuming RESTful services
  • Remote access (SSH)
Multiprogramming
  • The threading module
  • Sharing variables
  • The queue module
  • The multiprocessing module
  • Creating pools
  • About async programming
Scripting for System Administration
  • Running external programs
  • Parsing arguments
  • Creating filters to read text files
  • Logging
Serializing data
  • Working with XML
  • XML modules in Python
  • Getting started with ElementTree
  • Parsing XML
  • Updating an XML tree
  • Creating a new document
  • About JSON
  • Reading JSON
  • Writing JSON
  • Reading/writing CSV files
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

PYTH-102

Duration:

4 Days

Prerequisites:

All students should be able to write simple Python scripts, using basic data types, program structures, and the standard Python library.

Training Materials:

All Python training students will receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Any Windows, Linux, or Mac OS X operating system
  • Python 2.6, 2.7, or 3.x
  • An IDE with Python support (PyCharm Community Edition is an excellent free option, but there are several other good ones)

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