Flask By Example

Author: Gareth Dwyer

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785283480

Category: Computers

Page: 276

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Unleash the full potential of the Flask web framework by creating simple yet powerful web applications About This Book The most up-to-date book on Flask on the market Create your own world-class applications and master the art of Flask by unravelling its enigma through this journey This step-by-step tutorial is packed with examples on blending different technologies with Flask to get you up and running Who This Book Is For Have you looked at PHP and hated the clunky bloated syntax? Or looked at .Net and wished it was more open and flexible? Maybe you've tried your hand at GUI libraries in Python and found them hard to use? If your answer to any one of these questions is a yes, then this is just the book for you. It is also intended for people who know the basics of Python and want to learn how to use it to build powerful solutions with a web front-end. What You Will Learn Build three web applications from the ground up using the powerful Python micro framework, Flask. Dynamically display data to your viewers, based on their requests Store user and static data in SQL and NoSQL databases and use this data to power your web applications Create a good user experience by combining HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Harness the convenience of freely available APIs, including OpenWeatherMap, Open Exchange Rates, and bitly Extend your applications to build advanced functionality, such as a user account control system using Flask-Login Learn about web application security and defend against common attacks, such as SQL injection and XSS In Detail This book will take you on a journey from learning about web development using Flask to building fully functional web applications. In the first major project, we develop a dynamic Headlines application that displays the latest news headlines along with up-to-date currency and weather information. In project two, we build a Crime Map application that is backed by a MySQL database, allowing users to submit information on and the location of crimes in order to plot danger zones and other crime trends within an area. In the final project, we combine Flask with more modern technologies, such as Twitter's Bootstrap and the NoSQL database MongoDB, to create a Waiter Caller application that allows restaurant patrons to easily call a waiter to their table. This pragmatic tutorial will keep you engaged as you learn the crux of Flask by working on challenging real-world applications. Style and approach This book will provide you with rich, practical experience of Flask. Every technology, that is employed along with Flask is comprehensively introduced, while the book focusses on developing web applications. Pointers to educational material are always given if you want to gain in-depth knowledge of the various technologies used.

Flask by Example

Author: Gareth Dwyer

Publisher: Packt Publishing

ISBN: 9781785286933

Category: Computers

Page: 276

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Unleash the full potential of the Flask web framework by creating simple yet powerful web applicationsAbout This Book- The most up-to-date book on Flask on the market- Create your own world-class applications and master the art of Flask by unravelling its enigma through this journey- This step-by-step tutorial is packed with examples on blending different technologies with Flask to get you up and runningWho This Book Is ForHave you looked at PHP and hated the clunky bloated syntax? Or looked at .Net and wished it was more open and flexible? Maybe you've tried your hand at GUI libraries in Python and found them hard to use? If your answer to any one of these questions is a yes, then this is just the book for you.It is also intended for people who know the basics of Python and want to learn how to use it to build powerful solutions with a web front-end.What You Will Learn- Build three web applications from the ground up using the powerful Python micro framework, Flask.- Dynamically display data to your viewers, based on their requests- Store user and static data in SQL and NoSQL databases and use this data to power your web applications- Create a good user experience by combining HTML, CSS, and JavaScript- Harness the convenience of freely available APIs, including OpenWeatherMap, Open Exchange Rates, and bitly- Extend your applications to build advanced functionality, such as a user account control system using Flask-Login- Learn about web application security and defend against common attacks, such as SQL injection and XSSIn DetailThis book will take you on a journey from learning about web development using Flask to building fully functional web applications. In the first major project, we develop a dynamic Headlines application that displays the latest news headlines along with up-to-date currency and weather information. In project two, we build a Crime Map application that is backed by a MySQL database, allowing users to submit information on and the location of crimes in order to plot danger zones and other crime trends within an area. In the final project, we combine Flask with more modern technologies, such as Twitter's Bootstrap and the NoSQL database MongoDB, to create a Waiter Caller application that allows restaurant patrons to easily call a waiter to their table. This pragmatic tutorial will keep you engaged as you learn the crux of Flask by working on challenging real-world applications.Style and approach This book will provide you with rich, practical experience of Flask. Every technology, that is employed along with Flask is comprehensively introduced, while the book focusses on developing web applications. Pointers to educational material are always given if you want to gain in-depth knowledge of the various technologies used.

Flask Web Development

Developing Web Applications with Python

Author: Miguel Grinberg

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491991690

Category: Computers

Page: 316

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Take full creative control of your web applications with Flask, the Python-based microframework. With the second edition of this hands-on book, you’ll learn the framework from the ground up by developing, step-by-step, a real-world project created by author Miguel Grinberg. This refreshed edition accounts for important technology changes that have occurred in the past three years. You’ll learn the framework’s core functionality, as well as how to extend applications with advanced web techniques such as database migration and web service communication. The first part of each chapter provides you with reference and background for the topic in question, while the second part guides you though a hands-on implementation of the topic. If you have Python experience, this book shows you how to take advantage of the creative freedom Flask provides.

Mastering Flask

Author: Jack Stouffer

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784391921

Category: Computers

Page: 288

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Gain expertise in Flask to create dynamic and powerful web applications About This Book Work with scalable Flask application structures to create complex web apps Discover the most powerful Flask extensions and learn how to create one Deploy your application to real-world platforms using this step-by-step guide Who This Book Is For If you are a Flask user who knows the basics of the library and how to create basic web pages with HTML and CSS, and you want to take your applications to the next level, this is the book for you. Harnessing the full power of Flask will allow you to create complex web applications with ease. What You Will Learn Set up a best practices Python environment Use SQLAlchemy to programmatically query a database Develop templates in Jinja Set up an MVC environment for Flask Discover NoSQL, when to use it, when not to, and how to use it Develop a custom Flask extension Use Celery to create asynchronous tasks In Detail Flask is a library that allows programmers to create web applications in Python. Flask is a micro-framework that boasts a low learning curve, a large community, and the power to create complex web apps. However, Flask is easy to learn but difficult to master. Starting from a simple Flask app, this book will walk through advanced topics while providing practical examples of the lessons learned. After building a simple Flask app, a proper app structure is demonstrated by transforming the app to use a Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture. With a scalable structure in hand, the next chapters use Flask extensions to provide extra functionality to the app, including user login and registration, NoSQL querying, a REST API, an admin interface, and more. Next, you'll discover how to use unit testing to take the guesswork away from making sure the code is performing as it should. The book closes with a discussion of the different platforms that are available to deploy a Flask app on, the pros and cons of each one, and how to deploy on each one. Style and approach With plenty of useful examples, this guide introduces new concepts and then shows you how those concepts can be used in a real-world environment. Most sections are based around a single example app that is developed throughout the book.

Flask: Building Python Web Services

Author: Gareth Dwyer,Shalabh Aggarwal,Jack Stouffer

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787285448

Category: Computers

Page: 770

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Unleash the full potential of the Flask web framework by creating small to large and powerful web applications About This Book Create your own world-class applications and master the art of Flask by unravelling its enigma through this journey Packed with recipes containing lots of sample applications to help you understand the intricacies of Flask web programming Work with scalable Flask application structures to create complex web apps Who This Book Is For This learning path is ideal developers who know the basics of Python and want to learn how to use the Flask framework to build powerful web solutions in Python. What You Will Learn Build three web applications from the ground up using the powerful Python micro framework, Flask. Extend your applications to build advanced functionality, such as a user account control system using Flask-Login Learn about web application security and defend against common attacks, such as SQL injection and XSS Integrate with technologies like Redis, Sentry, MongoDB and so on Build applications with integrations to most of the login mechanisms available Don't just stop at development. Learn about deployment and post-deployment Use SQLAlchemy to programmatically query a database Develop a custom Flask extension In Detail Are you a fan of Python? Want to use it to create powerful web applications? Then Flask is the perfect choice for you. This course will take you through the intricacies of the Flask Microframework, covering all it's components and elements and how to integrate it with useful third party libraries. Dive deep into what Flask has to offer and then you will create multiple Python apps from scratch on your own. The first module will introduce you to web development using Flask to building fully functional web applications. Hands-on and pragmatic, this tutorial goes right to the crux of Flask by showing you how to build challenging real-world applications. The second module introduces you to a number of recipes that will help you understand the power of Flask and its extensions. Start by seeing the different configurations that a Flask application can make use of. By the end of this module, you will have gained all the knowledge required to write Flask applications in the best possible way, and scale them with best practices. The final module will walk you through advanced Flask topics while providing practical examples of for all your lessons learned. The module closes with a discussion of the different platforms that are available to deploy a Flask app on, the pros and cons of each one, and how to deploy on each one. This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: Flask By-Example: Gareth Dwyer Flask Framework Cookbook: Shalabh Aggarwal Mastering Flask: Jack Stouffer Style and approach Filled with practical examples and recipes, this course is a great combination of example-driven learning complemented by exciting techniques to build powerful Python web applications with the Flask framework

Flask Framework Cookbook

Author: Shalabh Aggarwal

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783983418

Category: Computers

Page: 258

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If you are a web developer who wants to learn more about developing applications in Flask and scale them with industry-standard practices, this is the book for you. This book will also act as a handy tool if you are aware of Flask's major extensions and want to make the best use of them. It is assumed that you have knowledge of Python and a basic understanding of Flask. If you are completely new to Flask, reading the book from the first chapter and going forward will help in getting acquainted with Flask as you go ahead.

Learning Flask Framework

Author: Matt Copperwaite,Charles Leifer

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178398337X

Category: Computers

Page: 250

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Build dynamic, data-driven websites and modern web applications with Flask About This Book Discover the most popular Flask resources on the web with ease Familiarize yourself with third-party libraries commonly used with Flask Create a fast, interactive, and secure web app with this hands-on guide Who This Book Is For This book is for anyone who wants to develop their knowledge of Python into something that can be used on the web. Flask follows the Python design principles and can be easily understood by anyone who knows Python, and even by those who do not. What You Will Learn Create your web pages to add modularity and flexibility to your web app using templates Store and retrieve relational data using SQLAlchemy Develop schema migrations with Alembic Produce an admin section using flask-admin Build RESTful APIs using Flask-Restless Simulate requests and sessions using the Flask test client Make Ajax requests from Jinja2 templates In Detail Flask is a small and powerful web development framework for Python. It does not presume or force a developer to use a particular tool or library. Flask supports extensions that can add application features as if they were implemented in Flask itself. Flask's main task is to build web applications quickly and with less code. With its lightweight and efficient web development framework, Flask combines rapid development and clean, simple design. This book will take you through the basics of learning how to apply your knowledge of Python to the web. Starting with the creation of a “Hello world” Flask app, you will be introduced to the most common Flask APIs and Flask's interactive debugger. You will learn how to store and retrieve blog posts from a relational database using an ORM and also to map URLs to views. Furthermore, you will walk through template blocks, inheritance, file uploads, and static assets. You will learn to authenticate users, build log in/log out functionality, and add an administrative dashboard for the blog. Moving on, you will discover how to make Ajax requests from the template and see how the Mock library can simplify testing complex interactions. Finally, you will learn to deploy Flask applications securely and in an automated, repeatable manner, and explore some of the most popular Flask resources on the web. Style and approach A comprehensive guide packed with real-world examples and popular use cases; starting with basic overviews and diving into the practical aspects of Flask Framework.

BeagleBone By Example

Author: Jayakarthigeyan Prabakar

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785289594

Category: Computers

Page: 262

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Learn how to build physical computing systems using BeagleBone Black and Python About This Book Get to grips with the fundamentals of BeagleBone Leverage Python scripts to program BeagleBone for your requirements Build four exciting projects, from home automation to a tele-controlled robot Who This Book Is For This book is intended for hobbyists and consumers who wish to create impressive projects using BeagleBone. You must be familiar with Python programming. What You Will Learn Program on BeagleBone Black using Python Interface sensors and actuators to BeagleBone Black Build your own real-time physical computing systems Connect physical computing systems to cloud servers Build your own home automation and home security system Build your own tele-controlled robot with real-time video streaming In Detail BeagleBone is a low cost, community-supported development platform to develop a variety of electronic projects. This book will introduce you to BeagleBone and get you building fun, cool, and innovative projects with it. Start with the specifications of BeagleBone Black and its operating systems, then get to grips with the GPIOs available in BeagleBone Black. Work through four types of exciting projects: building real-time physical computing systems, home automation, image processing for a security system, and building your own tele-controlled robot and learn the fundamentals of a variety of projects in a single book. By the end of this book, you will be able to write code for BeagleBone in order to operate hardware and impart decision-making capabilities with the help of efficient coding in Python. Style and approach This book is a step by step guide that will walk you through the fundamentals of building different projects using BeagleBone Black.

Building Web Applications with Flask

Author: Italo Maia

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784390542

Category: Computers

Page: 160

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Flask is a powerful web framework that helps you build great projects using your favorite tools. Flask takes the flexible Python programming language and provides a simple template for web development. Once imported into Python, Flask can be used to save time building web applications. It goes against the flow with the microframework concept, leaving most of the architecture choices to the developer. Through its great API, extensions, and powerful patterns, Flask helps you create simple projects in minutes and complex ones as soon as possible. From the beginning, Building Web Applications with Flask shows you how to utilize Flask's concepts, extensions, and components to create engaging, full-featured web projects. You'll learn how to properly handle forms using WTForms, devise convenient templates with Jinja2 tags and macros, use NoSQL and SQL databases to store user data, test your projects with features and unit tests, create powerful authentication and user authorization, as well as administrative interfaces with ease, and more. As Flask does not enforce an architectural recipe, neither do we! This book makes no coding assumptions on how you should code, leaving you free to experiment.

Instant Flask Web Development

Author: Ron DuPlain

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782169636

Category: Computers

Page: 78

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Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. The book uses a bottom-up approach to help you build applications, and is full of step-by-step instructions and practical examples to help you improve your knowledge.Instant Flask Web Development is for developers who are new to web programming, or are familiar with web programming but new to Flask. This book gives you a head start if you have some beginner experience with Python and HTML, or are willing to learn.

Python Programming Blueprints

Build nine projects by leveraging powerful frameworks such as Flask, Nameko, and Django

Author: Daniel Furtado,Marcus Pennington

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178646490X

Category: Computers

Page: 456

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How to build useful, real-world applications in the Python programming language Key Features Deliver scalable and high-performing applications in Python. Delve into the great ecosystem of Python frameworks and libraries through projects that you will build with this book. This comprehensive guide will help you demonstrate the power of Python by building practical projects. Book Description Python is a very powerful, high-level, object-oriented programming language. It's known for its simplicity and huge community support. Python Programming Blueprints will help you build useful, real-world applications using Python. In this book, we will cover some of the most common tasks that Python developers face on a daily basis, including performance optimization and making web applications more secure. We will familiarize ourselves with the associated software stack and master asynchronous features in Python. We will build a weather application using command-line parsing. We will then move on to create a Spotify remote control where we'll use OAuth and the Spotify Web API. The next project will cover reactive extensions by teaching you how to cast votes on Twitter the Python way. We will also focus on web development by using the famous Django framework to create an online game store. We will then create a web-based messenger using the new Nameko microservice framework. We will cover topics like authenticating users and, storing messages in Redis. By the end of the book, you will have gained hands-on experience in coding with Python. What you will learn Learn object-oriented and functional programming concepts while developing projects The dos and don'ts of storing passwords in a database Develop a fully functional website using the popular Django framework Use the Beautiful Soup library to perform web scrapping Get started with cloud computing by building microservice and serverless applications in AWS Develop scalable and cohesive microservices using the Nameko framework Create service dependencies for Redis and PostgreSQL Who this book is for This book is for software developers who are familiar with Python and want to gain hands-on experience with web and software development projects. A basic knowledge of Python programming is required.

Python Requests Essentials

Author: Rakesh Vidya Chandra,Bala Subrahmanyam Varanasi

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784392316

Category: Computers

Page: 134

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Python is one of the most popular programming languages of our era; the Python Requests library is one of the world's best clients, with the highest number of downloads. It allows hassle-free interactions with web applications using simple procedures. You will be shown how to mock HTTP Requests using HTTPretty, and will learn to interact with social media using Requests. This book will help you to grasp the art of web scraping with the BeautifulSoup and Python Requests libraries, and will then paddle you through Requests impressive ability to interact with APIs. It will empower you with the best practices for seamlessly drawing data from web apps. Last but not least, you will get the chance to polish your skills by implementing a RESTful Web API with Python and Flask!

Flask: Building Python Web Services

Author: Gareth Dwyer,Shalabh Aggarwal,Jack Stouffer

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787285448

Category: Computers

Page: 770

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Unleash the full potential of the Flask web framework by creating small to large and powerful web applications About This Book Create your own world-class applications and master the art of Flask by unravelling its enigma through this journey Packed with recipes containing lots of sample applications to help you understand the intricacies of Flask web programming Work with scalable Flask application structures to create complex web apps Who This Book Is For This learning path is ideal developers who know the basics of Python and want to learn how to use the Flask framework to build powerful web solutions in Python. What You Will Learn Build three web applications from the ground up using the powerful Python micro framework, Flask. Extend your applications to build advanced functionality, such as a user account control system using Flask-Login Learn about web application security and defend against common attacks, such as SQL injection and XSS Integrate with technologies like Redis, Sentry, MongoDB and so on Build applications with integrations to most of the login mechanisms available Don't just stop at development. Learn about deployment and post-deployment Use SQLAlchemy to programmatically query a database Develop a custom Flask extension In Detail Are you a fan of Python? Want to use it to create powerful web applications? Then Flask is the perfect choice for you. This course will take you through the intricacies of the Flask Microframework, covering all it's components and elements and how to integrate it with useful third party libraries. Dive deep into what Flask has to offer and then you will create multiple Python apps from scratch on your own. The first module will introduce you to web development using Flask to building fully functional web applications. Hands-on and pragmatic, this tutorial goes right to the crux of Flask by showing you how to build challenging real-world applications. The second module introduces you to a number of recipes that will help you understand the power of Flask and its extensions. Start by seeing the different configurations that a Flask application can make use of. By the end of this module, you will have gained all the knowledge required to write Flask applications in the best possible way, and scale them with best practices. The final module will walk you through advanced Flask topics while providing practical examples of for all your lessons learned. The module closes with a discussion of the different platforms that are available to deploy a Flask app on, the pros and cons of each one, and how to deploy on each one. This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: Flask By-Example: Gareth Dwyer Flask Framework Cookbook: Shalabh Aggarwal Mastering Flask: Jack Stouffer Style and approach Filled with practical examples and recipes, this course is a great combination of example-driven learning complemented by exciting techniques to build powerful Python web applications with the Flask framework

Tkinter GUI Programming by Example

Learn to create modern GUIs using Tkinter by building real-world projects in Python

Author: David Love

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178862257X

Category: Computers

Page: 340

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Leverage the power of Python and its de facto GUI framework to build highly interactive interfaces Key Features The fundamentals of Python and GUI programming with Tkinter. Create multiple cross-platform projects by integrating a host of third-party libraries and tools. Build beautiful and highly-interactive user interfaces that target multiple devices. Book Description Tkinter is a modular, cross-platform application development toolkit for Python. When developing GUI-rich applications, the most important choices are which programming language(s) and which GUI framework to use. Python and Tkinter prove to be a great combination. This book will get you familiar with Tkinter by having you create fun and interactive projects. These projects have varying degrees of complexity. We'll start with a simple project, where you'll learn the fundamentals of GUI programming and the basics of working with a Tkinter application. After getting the basics right, we'll move on to creating a project of slightly increased complexity, such as a highly customizable Python editor. In the next project, we'll crank up the complexity level to create an instant messaging app. Toward the end, we'll discuss various ways of packaging our applications so that they can be shared and installed on other machines without the user having to learn how to install and run Python programs. What you will learn Create a scrollable frame via theCanvas widget Use the pack geometry manager andFrame widget to control layout Learn to choose a data structurefor a game Group Tkinter widgets, such asbuttons, canvases, and labels Create a highly customizablePython editor Design and lay out a chat window Who this book is for This book is for beginners to GUI programming who haven’t used Tkinter yet and are eager to start building great-looking and user-friendly GUIs. Prior knowledge of Python programming is expected.

Python Microservices Development

Author: Tarek Ziade

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785886789

Category: Computers

Page: 340

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A practical approach to conquering the complexities of Microservices using the Python tooling ecosystem About This Book A very useful guide for Python developers who are shifting to the new microservices-based development A concise, up-to-date guide to building efficient and lightweight microservices in Python using Flask, Tox, and other tools Learn to use Docker containers, CoreOS, and Amazon Web Services to deploy your services Who This Book Is For This book is for developers who have basic knowledge of Python, the command line, and HTTP-based application principles, and those who want to learn how to build, test, scale, and manage Python 3 microservices. No prior experience of writing microservices in Python is assumed. What You Will Learn Explore what microservices are and how to design them Use Python 3, Flask, Tox, and other tools to build your services using best practices Learn how to use a TDD approach Discover how to document your microservices Configure and package your code in the best way Interact with other services Secure, monitor, and scale your services Deploy your services in Docker containers, CoreOS, and Amazon Web Services In Detail We often deploy our web applications into the cloud, and our code needs to interact with many third-party services. An efficient way to build applications to do this is through microservices architecture. But, in practice, it's hard to get this right due to the complexity of all the pieces interacting with each other. This book will teach you how to overcome these issues and craft applications that are built as small standard units, using all the proven best practices and avoiding the usual traps. It's a practical book: you'll build everything using Python 3 and its amazing tooling ecosystem. You will understand the principles of TDD and apply them. You will use Flask, Tox, and other tools to build your services using best practices. You will learn how to secure connections between services, and how to script Nginx using Lua to build web application firewall features such as rate limiting. You will also familiarize yourself with Docker's role in microservices, and use Docker containers, CoreOS, and Amazon Web Services to deploy your services. This book will take you on a journey, ending with the creation of a complete Python application based on microservices. By the end of the book, you will be well versed with the fundamentals of building, designing, testing, and deploying your Python microservices. Style and approach This book is an linear, easy-to-follow guide on how to best design, write, test, and deploy your microservices. It includes real-world examples that will help Python developers create their own Python microservice using the most efficient methods.

Python Machine Learning

Author: Sebastian Raschka

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783555149

Category: Computers

Page: 454

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Unlock deeper insights into Machine Leaning with this vital guide to cutting-edge predictive analytics About This Book Leverage Python's most powerful open-source libraries for deep learning, data wrangling, and data visualization Learn effective strategies and best practices to improve and optimize machine learning systems and algorithms Ask – and answer – tough questions of your data with robust statistical models, built for a range of datasets Who This Book Is For If you want to find out how to use Python to start answering critical questions of your data, pick up Python Machine Learning – whether you want to get started from scratch or want to extend your data science knowledge, this is an essential and unmissable resource. What You Will Learn Explore how to use different machine learning models to ask different questions of your data Learn how to build neural networks using Keras and Theano Find out how to write clean and elegant Python code that will optimize the strength of your algorithms Discover how to embed your machine learning model in a web application for increased accessibility Predict continuous target outcomes using regression analysis Uncover hidden patterns and structures in data with clustering Organize data using effective pre-processing techniques Get to grips with sentiment analysis to delve deeper into textual and social media data In Detail Machine learning and predictive analytics are transforming the way businesses and other organizations operate. Being able to understand trends and patterns in complex data is critical to success, becoming one of the key strategies for unlocking growth in a challenging contemporary marketplace. Python can help you deliver key insights into your data – its unique capabilities as a language let you build sophisticated algorithms and statistical models that can reveal new perspectives and answer key questions that are vital for success. Python Machine Learning gives you access to the world of predictive analytics and demonstrates why Python is one of the world's leading data science languages. If you want to ask better questions of data, or need to improve and extend the capabilities of your machine learning systems, this practical data science book is invaluable. Covering a wide range of powerful Python libraries, including scikit-learn, Theano, and Keras, and featuring guidance and tips on everything from sentiment analysis to neural networks, you'll soon be able to answer some of the most important questions facing you and your organization. Style and approach Python Machine Learning connects the fundamental theoretical principles behind machine learning to their practical application in a way that focuses you on asking and answering the right questions. It walks you through the key elements of Python and its powerful machine learning libraries, while demonstrating how to get to grips with a range of statistical models.

Essential SQLAlchemy

Mapping Python to Databases

Author: Jason Myers,Rick Copeland

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491916559

Category: Computers

Page: 208

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Dive into SQLAlchemy, the popular, open-source code library that helps Python programmers work with relational databases such as Oracle, MySQL, PostgresSQL, and SQLite. Using real-world examples, this practical guide shows you how to build a simple database application with SQLAlchemy, and how to connect to multiple databases simultaneously with the same metadata. SQL is a powerful language for querying and manipulating data, but it’s tough to integrate it with your application. SQLAlchemy helps you map Python objects to database tables without substantially changing your existing Python code. If you’re an intermediate Python developer with knowledge of basic SQL syntax and relational theory, this book serves as both a learning tool and a handy reference. Essential SQLAlchemy includes several sections: SQLAlchemy Core: Provide database services to your applications in a Pythonic way with the SQL Expression Language SQLAlchemy ORM: Use the object relational mapper to bind database schema and operations to data objects in your application Alembic: Use this lightweight database migration tool to handle changes to the database as your application evolves Cookbook: Learn how to use SQLAlchemy with web frameworks like Flask and libraries like SQLAcodegen

Building RESTful Python Web Services

Author: Gaston C. Hillar

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178646425X

Category: Computers

Page: 418

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Create web services that are lightweight, maintainable, scalable, and secure using the best tools and techniques designed for Python About This Book Develop RESTful Web Services using the most popular frameworks in Python Configure and fine-tune your APIs using the best tools and techniques available This practical guide will help you to implement complete REST-based APIs from scratch Who This Book Is For This book is for web developers who have working knowledge of Python and would like to build amazing web services by taking advantage of the various frameworks of Python. You should have some knowledge of RESTful APIs. What You Will Learn Develop complex RESTful APIs from scratch with Python combined with and without data sources Choose the most appropriate (micro) framework based on the specific requirements of a RESTful API / web service Debug, test, and profile RESTful APIs with each of the frameworks Develop a complex RESTful API that interacts with a PostgreSQL database Add authentication and permissions to a RESTful API built in each of the frameworks Map URL patterns to request handlers and check how the API works Profile an existing API and refactor it to take advantage of asynchronous code In Detail Python is the language of choice for millions of developers worldwide, due to its gentle learning curve as well as its vast applications in day-to-day programming. It serves the purpose of building great web services in the RESTful architecture. This book will show you the best tools you can use to build your own web services. Learn how to develop RESTful APIs using the popular Python frameworks and all the necessary stacks with Python, Django, Flask, and Tornado, combined with related libraries and tools. We will dive deep into each of these frameworks to build various web services, and will provide use cases and best practices on when to use a particular framework to get the best results. We will show you everything required to successfully develop RESTful APIs with the four frameworks such as request handling, URL mapping, serialization, validation, authentication, authorization, versioning, ORMs, databases, custom code for models and views, and asynchronous callbacks. At the end of each framework, we will add authentication and security to the RESTful APIs and prepare tests for it. By the end of the book, you will have a deep understanding of the stacks needed to build RESTful web services. Style and approach The book takes a straightforward approach, not spending time getting you started with RESTful APIs and web services. It will give you the best use cases for each framework to build great web services in Python.

Head First Python

A Brain-Friendly Guide

Author: Paul Barry

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491919493

Category: Computers

Page: 624

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Want to learn the Python language without slogging your way through how-to manuals? With Head First Python, you’ll quickly grasp Python’s fundamentals, working with the built-in data structures and functions. Then you’ll move on to building your very own webapp, exploring database management, exception handling, and data wrangling. If you’re intrigued by what you can do with context managers, decorators, comprehensions, and generators, it’s all here. This second edition is a complete learning experience that will help you become a bonafide Python programmer in no time. Why does this book look so different? Based on the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory, Head First Pythonuses a visually rich format to engage your mind, rather than a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep. Why waste your time struggling with new concepts? This multi-sensory learning experience is designed for the way your brain really works.