Python Web Programming

ISBN-10: 0735710902

ISBN-13: 9780735710900

Edition: 2002

Authors: Steve Holden

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Python Web Programming is a practical introduction to building networked systems in the object-oriented framework of the Python language. It shows how to leverage the powerful Python libraries to build systems with less programming effort and easier maintenance. It is an implementation guide to utilizing Python's assets instead of simply teaching Python in isolation.Python is a remarkably powerful key web development technology for the future. All code developed in the book will be available on This is an incredible asset because the Python language allows for modular programming between systems, thus readers in their projects can use code created in the book.
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List price: $49.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 1/8/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Why Python, and How?
The Python Language
Where Python Came From
Where Python Is Going
What Use Is Python
An Introduction to Python
Using the Interpreter
Python Syntax
Python Statements
Defining Functions
Major Built-in Functions and Methods
Modules in Python
Exception Handling
Data in Python
Data Structures in Python
Defining Classes
The class Statement
Jython: A Unique Blend of Two Languages
Network Programming in Python
Client/Server Concepts
Functions of the Four Internet Protocol Layers
Connectionless Versus Connection-Oriented Networking
The Concept of a Network Socket
Network Programming Concepts
The socket Library
Connectionless Client Structures
Connection-Oriented Client Structures
Available Client Libraries
File Transfer
Dealing with Mail
nntplib: Receiving Network News
httplib: Writing Web Clients
A Server Framework Library
Server Structures
SocketServer Libraries
Writing Servers with the SocketServer Module
HTTP Server Modules
Asynchronous Services
Synchronous Limitations
The asyncore Module
asynchat: Handling Structured Conversations
Database Programming in Python
Relational Database Principles
What Is a Database?
Data Modeling and Database Design
Semantic Integrity: Applying Business Rules
Physical Design Considerations
Client/Server Database Architectures
The Client/Server Nature of Modern Relational Databases
Stored Procedures
The Python Database Interface
Database Interfaces
The Underlying Interface Model
Some Database Modules
A Simple Database-Driven Web
SQL/Python Communication
Adapting the Python Interface to Database Products
What Help Are Standards?
Available Database Modules
SQL Adaptation Layer Tasks
Adapting Specific DB Modules and Engines
Web Server Interaction with Database Programs
Maintaining Data in Python CGI Scripts
Generalizing Data Maintenance
XML and Python
A Bird's-Eye View of XML
Shortcomings of HTML
Physical Structure and Entities
XML Namespaces
Validating Versus Nonvalidating XML Parsing
XML Processing
Installing the Software
Creating XML Documents
Validating XML Documents
XML Parsing with Regular Expressions
An Introduction to XML Parsing with expat
XML Processing with SAX and DOM
Other Python XML Packages
SAX: The Simple API for XML
Introduction to SAX
SAX Utilities
Integrated Web Applications in Python
Building Small, Efficient Python Web Systems
Why Build It Yourself?
Critical Self-Assessment
The Significance of Style and Simplicity
A Note on Complexity
Planning Interactive Web Systems
Web Application Frameworks
Information Sources
Web Server Architectures
HTML (and XML) Generation
Component Interaction: Choose Your Model
AWeFUL: An Object-Oriented Web Site Framework
Why Another Framework?
Framework Requirements
The AWeFUL Framework Structure
The Framework Code
A Web
The Company Mission
Structure of the Application
Request Handling Logic
Content Generation Logic
The Site Structure
Changes Since Python 2.0
Introduction to Changes in Python 2.1
Introduction to Changes in Python 2.2
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