Automate the Boring Stuff with Python

Automate the Boring Stuff with Python

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Automate the Boring Stuff with Python: Practical Programming for Total Beginners

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Author Al Sweigart
Language English
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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

                                                                          • Paperback: 504 pages
                                                                          • Publisher: No Starch Press; 1 edition (May 1, 2015)
                                                                          • Language: English
                                                                          • ISBN-10: 1593275994
                                                                          • ISBN-13: 978-1593275990
Dimension (L x W x H) 7 x 1.4 x 9 Inch
Weight 2.2 Pound