Automate it! Recipes to upskill your business

Chetan Giridhar

  • 出版商: Packt Publishing
  • 出版日期: 2017-01-31
  • 售價: $1,320
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,254
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 392
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 1786460513
  • ISBN-13: 9781786460516

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Key Features
  • The Python recipes covered in the chapters of this book will help you gain knowledge and encourage you to automate your critical business flows. 
  • You will learn how to construct Python scripts to scrape data from the web, build conversational bots, develop your own scanner using computer vision techniques, leverage cloud telephony, and automate social media data analysis including visualisation. 
  • This book is designed for Python developers of any experience level, and the recipe-based approach will allow you to run code and get instant results.
Book Description

This book gives you a great selection of recipes to automate your business processes with Python, and provides a platform for you to understand how Python is useful to make time consuming and repetitive business tasks more efficient. Python is a mature high level language, has object-oriented programming features, powers various apps, has a huge set of modules, and great community support. Python is extremely easy to use, can help you get complex tasks done efficiently and is an apt choice for our needs.

With a classic problem-solution based approach and real-world examples, you will delve into things that automate your business processes. You will begin by learning about the Python modules to work with Web, Worksheets, Presentations and PDFs. You'll leverage Python recipes to automate processes in HR, Finance and making them efficient and reliable. For instance, company payroll -- an integral process in HR will be automated with Python recipes.

A few chapters of this book will also help you gain knowledge on working with bots and computer vision. You will learn how to build bots for automating business use cases by integrating artificial intelligence. You'll also understand how Python is helpful in face detection and building a scanner of your own. You will see how to effectively and easily use Python code to manage SMS and voice notifications, opening a world of possibilities using cloud telephony to solve your business needs. Moving forward, you will learn to work with APIs, Webhooks and Emails to automate Marketing and Customer Support processes. 

Finally, using the various Python libraries, this book will arm you with knowledge to customize data solutions and generate reports to meet your business needs. This book will help you up-skill and make your business processes efficient with the various Python recipes covered in this book.

What you will learn
  • To automate business processes and make them efficient with Python recipes
  • Explore the power of REST APIs and implement Web hooks. Work with Twitter  REST APIs and post automated tweets with Python.  
  • Understand the world of Cloud telephony and implement business use cases with SMS and Voice Notification with Python bindings. 
  • Manipulate images and learn how to use Python's Computer Vision for face detection and automate business tasks. Have you thought of making your organisation go paperless?
  • Learn about conversational bots and implement one of your own using Python. You will also learn to integrate AI to your bots.
  • Understand Data analysis and generate interesting insights on your data using Python's modules for data filtering and visualisation.