Learn to use PyCharm from the Pros!

A hands-on approach to learning the the PyCharm IDE.
Master PyCharm today!

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PyCharm is More than just Python

How do you learn an IDE?

Learning the Python programming language is key, but what you use to write your code is just as important as the code being written.

Learn the ins and outs of PyCharm

PyCharm is packed with features like:

Autocompletion

PyCharm supports autocompleting for many different languages

A built-in terminal

Run and edit your code in the same window!

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A home for your Python projects 🏠

Whether building a new app or supporting your ongoing projects, PyCharm gives you the tools to make your project manageable.

Git Integration

Virtual Environment Management

Unit Testing Support

Great for the Web 🌐, the office 💻, or the lab 🔬!

PyCharm features tools to help you no matter what environment you are building in or building for.

Table of Contents

  • Ch 1: Course Setup
  • Ch 2: PyCharm Projects
  • Ch 3: The Editor
  • Ch 4: Source Control
  • Ch 5: Refactoring
  • Ch 6: Databases
  • Ch 7: Server-Side Python Web Apps
  • Ch 8: Client-Side Web Apps
  • Ch 9: Debugging Python Applications
  • Ch 10: Packages
  • Ch 11: Performance and Profiling
  • Ch 12: Unit-Testing
  • Ch 13: Data Science Tools
  • Ch 14: Tool Windows
  • Ch 15: Extending PyCharm with Plugins
  • Ch 16: Conclusion

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About the Authors

Michael Kennedy

Michael is the founder and host of Talk Python To Me, a weekly podcast about Python and related software developer topics.

Michael is an entrepreneur, a father of three girls, a husband, a student, and a teacher.

Matt Harrison

Matt Harrison has been using Python since 2000.

He runs MetaSnake, a Python and Data Science consultancy and corporate training shop. In the past, he has worked across the domains of search, build management and testing, business intelligence and storage.

He has presented and taught tutorials at conferences such as Strata, SciPy, SCALE, PyCON and OSCON as well as local user conferences. The structure and content of this book is based off of first hand experience teaching Python to many individuals.

He blogs at hairysun.com and occasionally tweets useful Python related information at @__mharrison__.