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| || 07-31-03 || ||Mike Olson and Uch... ||27876 |
This is the beginning of a short series on creating a software repository system built on Web services and developed in the Python programming language. Mike Olson shows you the details of using the 4Suite open-source XML server with Python to create Web service-based applications.
| || 07-29-03 || ||Mike Olson and Uch... ||93066 |
Working with web services, using the tools and facilities that come with Python, is outlined in this first of three part series by Mike and Uche.
| || 01-21-03 || ||Nadia Poulou ||142863 |
In this article Nadia explains how to parse an XML document using the SAX API implementation available for Python.
| || 12-24-02 || ||Evelyn Mitchell ||55426 |
Once you have glimpsed the power and simplicity of Python, you may never go back. Evelyn compares Python with Perl, Java, and Tcl, illustrating differences along the way with explicit code segments.
| || 12-10-02 || ||Martin Tsachev ||106403 |
Yes, Python is a type of snake, but it's also a little-known scripting language that you can use to create entire web sites. In this article Martin introduces us to the wonderful world of Python...
| || 08-21-02 || ||icarus, (c) Melonf... ||898674 |
Python comes with a bunch of different modules that allow youto add new capabilities to your Python scripts. One of the more usefulones is the MySQLdb module, which allows you to execute SQL queries on aMySQL database through your Python application. This articledemonstrates basic usage of this module with simple examples andillustrations.
| || 11-26-01 || ||icarus, (c) Melonf... ||54086 |
With the basics out of the way, this concluding article discussesmore advanced aspects of Python's OO implementation, including inheritance,destructors and overrides.
| || 11-01-01 || ||icarus, (c) Melonf... ||256535 |
As a true object-oriented language, Python is a great place tostart learning about OO programming. In this first segment of a two-partarticle, take your Python skills to the next level with a discussion ofclasses and class instances. Practical (and not-so-practical) examplesincluded.
| || 08-23-01 || ||Vikram Vaswani, (c... ||42752 |
In this concluding article of the Python 101 series, find out howto use Python's exception-handling routines to trap and resolve programerrors, learn to generate and use custom error messages, and get acquainteda bunch of useful (and free!) Python resources online.
| || 08-07-01 || ||Vikram Vaswani, (c... ||38614 |
Python allows developers to logically group functions togetherinto modules, which can be imported and used by any Python program. In thisarticle, find out what a module is, learn how modules and module namespaceswork, and check out the default modules that ship with Python
| || 07-16-01 || ||Vikram Vaswani, (c... ||43480 |
This week, Python 101 discusses how to abstract out parts of yourPython code into reusable functions, add flexibility to them by allowingthem to accept different arguments, and make them return specific values.Also included: a discussion of variable scope and functions to help youwrite your own functions. Confused? All is explained within...
| || 07-09-01 || ||Vikram Vaswani, (c... ||36169 |
Now that you know how to create and use Python's tuples, listsand dictionaries, it's time to get your hands dirty. In this article, findout how to read from, and write to, files on the filesystem with built-inPython methods, and also take a look at some of the new features availablein Python 2.x.
| || 06-25-01 || ||Vikram Vaswani, (c... ||28132 |
Luke Skywalker has the Force. Python programmers havedictionaries and tuples. What's the connection? Read on to find out...
| || 06-13-01 || ||Vikram Vaswani, (c... ||44377 |
Find out more about adding flow control to your Python programswith the "for" and "while" loops, see how the range() function can be usedto generate number ranges, and learn all about list objects. And bring anold flame along for the ride.
| || 05-31-01 || ||Vikram Vaswani, (c... ||43623 |
Begin your tour of Python with a look at its number and stringtypes, together with examples of how they can be used in simple Pythonprograms. Along the way, you'll also learn how to build conditionalexpressions, slice and dice strings, and accept user input from the commandline