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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

1.1 Learning Programming

1.2 Python Community

2. Development Environments

2.1 Text Editors and IDEs

2.2 Shells

Bash
zsh
PowerShell

2.3 Environment configuration

Dependency isolation
virtual environments (virtualenv)
Environment variables
Localhost tunnels

2.4 Source Control

2.5 Hosted Source Control Services

3. Programming Language

3.1 Language Concepts

Decorators

3.2 Runtimes

CPython
PyPy
MicroPython
IronPython
Jython

4. Testing

4.1 Testing Approaches

Database testing
Load testing
Test-driven development

4.2 Testing Concepts

Code coverage
Mocking

4.3 Debugging

pdb
ipdb
pudb
wdb

4.4 Logging

stdlib logging
DTrace
logbook

5. Documentation

5.1 Markup Languages

reStructuredText
AsciiDoc

5.2 Documentation Tools

Docstrings
Sphinx
pandoc
reportlab

6. Security

6.1 Scanning and Probing

Network scanning
Pentesting

6.2 Server security

Public key infrastructure
Firewalls
Symmetric keys

6.3 Web application security

Cross-Site Scripting
SQL injection
Cross Site Request Forgery

7. Web Development

7.1 Web Frameworks

7.2 Template Engines

7.3 Web design

7.4 CSS Frameworks

Foundation
Materialize
Concise

7.5 JavaScript

React
Vue.js
AngularJS
Ember

7.6 Task queues

Huey

7.7 Static site generators

7.8 Networking

8. Web App Deployment

There is also an entire book dedicated to Python web application deployment.

8.1 Hosting

Content Delivery Networks

8.2 Platform-as-a-Service

Heroku
PythonAnywhere
Elastic Beanstalk

8.3 Operating systems

Mint Linux
Mac OS X
Windows

8.4 Web servers

8.5 WSGI servers

mod_wsgi
uWSGI

8.6 Continuous integration

GoCD
BuildBot

8.7 Configuration management

Ansible
Salt
Fabric

8.8 Containers

Kubernetes

8.9 Serverless Architectures

Twilio Functions
Azure Functions
Bluemix OpenWhisk

9. Data

9.1 Relational databases

9.2 Object-relational mappers

9.3 NoSQL

9.4 Data analysis

NumPy
SciPy
Blaze

9.5 Data visualization

matplotlib
Seaborn

9.6 Natural Language Processing

NLTK
TextBlob
spaCy

9.7 Machine Learning

scikit-learn
pattern
Chainer

9.8 Web Scraping

Scrapy
MechnicalSoup
RoboBrowser

9.9 Search

Elastic Search
Whoosh
Solr

10. Web APIs

10.1 API concepts

REST
Helper libraries
Webhooks

10.2 API creation

Django REST Framework
Flask-RESTful
API Star
Flask API
Eve

10.3 API integration

Slack
Google APIs

11. DevOps

11.1 Monitoring

Sentry
Graphite
Prometheus
Service Canary

11.2 Hosted Monitoring Services

Rollbar
Sentry
New Relic
DataDog

11.3 Web App Performance

Vertical scaling
Horizontal scaling
Load balancing

11.4 Web Analytics

Google Analytics
Piwik
Heap

12. Meta


Matt Makai 2012-2017