An Introduction to Python and Computer Programming by Yue Zhang

By Yue Zhang

This ebook introduces Python programming language and basic options in algorithms and computing. Its target market comprises scholars and engineers with very little historical past in programming, who have to grasp a realistic programming language and examine the fundamental considering in laptop science/programming. the most contents come from lecture notes for engineering scholars from all disciplines. This publication introduces the underlying Python implementation of quantity, string, checklist, tuple, dict, functionality, type, example and module items in a constant and easy-to-understand method, making task, functionality definition, functionality name, mutability and binding environments comprehensible inside-out. via giving the abstraction of implementation mechanisms, this ebook builds a fantastic figuring out of the Python programming language.

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It takes care of all of the database connectivity so that developers are not burdened by having to write lots of code for interacting with the database. • It provides common query syntax for querying the model, not the database, and then translates these queries into queries that the database can understand. • It provides a mechanism for tracking changes to the model’s objects as they are being used in applications, and handles the updates to the database. In addition, because the model’s classes are dynamically generated, minor changes to the model need not have a major impact on your application.

5 and 4 support the Entity Framework as well. com/sqlser vercompact. At the time of this writing, a host of other providers are available—and more are on the way—that will allow you to use Oracle, IBM databases, SQL Anywhere, MySQL, SQLite, VistaDB, and many other databases. The providers are being written by the database vendors as well as by third-party vendors. 5. NET 4: a feature called model first, which you will learn about in Chapter 25. aspx. Microsoft provides guidance for developers who want to build Entity Framework support into their database providers.

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