Python in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference (Paperback)
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Alex Martelli has been programming for 40 years, mainly in Python for the recent half of that time. He wrote the first two editions of Python in a Nutshell, and co-authored the first two editions of the Python Cookbook and the third edition of Python in a Nutshell. He is a PSF Fellow and Core Committer, and won the 2002 Activators' Choice Award and the 2006 Frank Willison Memorial Award for contributions to the Python community. He is active on Stack Overflow and a frequent speaker at technical conferences. He's been living in Silicon Valley with his wife Anna for over 16 years, and working at Google throughout this time, currently as Senior Staff Engineer leading long tail tech support for Google Cloud.Anna Martelli Ravenscroft is a PSF Fellow and winner of the 2013 Frank Willison Memorial Award for contributions to the Python community. She co-authored the second edition of the Python Cookbook and 3rd edition of Python in a Nutshell. She has been a technical reviewer for many Python books and is a regular speaker and track chair at technical conferences. Anna lives in Silicon Valley with her husband Alex, two dogs, one cat, and several chickens.Passionate about programming and community, Steve Holden has worked with computers since 1967 and started using Python at version 1.4 in 1995. He has since written about Python, created instructor-led training, delivered it to an international audience built 40 hours of video training for reluctant Python users. An Emeritus Fellow of the Python Software Foundation, Steve served as a director of the Foundation for eight years and as its chairman for three; he created PyCon, the Python community's international conference series and was presented with the Simon Willison Award for services to the Python community. He lives in Hastings, England and works as Technical Architect for the UK Department for International Trade, where he is responsible for the systems that maintain and regulate the trading environment.Paul McGuire has been programming for 40+ years, in languages ranging from FORTRAN to Pascal, PL/I, COBOL, Smalltalk, Java, C/C++/C#, and Tcl, settling on Python as his language-of-choice in 2001. He is the author and maintainer of the popular pyparsing module, as well as littletable and plusminus. Paul authored the O'Reilly Short Cut Getting Started with Pyparsing, and has written and edited articles for Python Magazine. He has also spoken at PyCon and at the Austin Python Users' Group, and is active on StackOverflow. Paul now lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and dog, and works for Indeed as a Site Reliability Engineer, helping people get jobs!
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