Learning Python Network Programming
Network programming has always been a demanding task. With full-featured and well documented libraries all the way up the stack, Python makes network programming the enjoyable experience it should be.
Utilize Python 3 to get network applications up and running quickly and easily
About This Book
Leverage your Python programming skills to build powerful network applications
Explore steps to interact with a wide range of network services
Design multithreaded and event-driven architectures for echo and chat servers
Who This Book Is For If you’re a Python developer or a system administrator with Python experience and you’re looking to take your first steps in network programming, then this book is for you. Basic knowledge of Python is assumed.
Starting with a walkthrough of today’s major networking protocols, with this book you’ll learn how to employ Python for network programming, how to request and retrieve web resources, and how to extract data in major formats over the Web. You’ll utilize Python for e-mailing using different protocols and you’ll interact with remote systems and IP and DNS networking.
As the book progresses, socket programming will be covered, followed by how to design servers and the pros and cons of multithreaded and event-driven architectures. You’ll develop practical client-side applications, including web API clients, e-mail clients, SSH, and FTP. These applications will also be implemented through existing web application frameworks.