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Python 3 Best Practices

by Reindert-Jan Ekker

Once you are beyond the junior stages of learning to program, you are ready to start thinking about what makes good, clean code. This course will give you a set of tools to help you create higher quality, maintainable Python projects.

What you'll learn

In this course, Python 3 Best Practices, you will learn a number of best practices that will help you improve the quality of your Python code. First, you will discover the guidelines for formatting code called Pep8. Next, you will create beautiful and publishable documentation with Python docstrings and a tool called Sphinx. Finally. you will explore how to improve maintainability and prevent errors by adding type hints to your code. By the end of this course, you will be able to write clearer, more readable, and more maintainable code with better documentation.

About the author

After years of working in software development, Reindert-Jan Ekker switched to teaching programmers in 2010 and never looked back. He authors Pluralsight courses and teaches classes about Python, data science, devops (among others). Even though he squeezes some development jobs in here and there, teaching is his real passion and he is looking forward to share this passion with you.

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