Automate the Boring Stuff With Python
Practical Programming for Total BeginnersBook - 2015?
If you ve ever spent hours renaming files or updating hundreds of spreadsheet cells, you know how tedious tasks like these can be. But what if you could have your computer do them for you? In Automate the Boring Stuff with Python, you ll learn how to use Python to write programs that do in minutes what would take you hours to do by hand no prior programming experience required. Once you ve mastered the basics of programming, you ll create Python programs that effortlessly perform useful and impressive feats of automation to: Search for text in a file or across multiple files Create, update, move, and rename files and folders Search the Web and download online content Update and format data in Excel spreadsheets of any size Split, merge, watermark, and encrypt PDFs Send reminder emails and text notifications Fill out online forms Step-by-step instructions walk you through each program, and practice projects at the end of each chapter challenge you to improve those programs and u
Publisher: San Francisco : No Starch Press, [2015?]
Characteristics: xxi, 479 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm