Intermediate Python

Python Context Managers and the "with" Statement

Dan Bader

Dan Bader 6 Lessons 12m
intermediate python

Python’s with statement is powered by a language feature called context managers. It helps you simplify some common resource management patterns by abstracting their functionality and allowing them to be factored out and reused.

In this course you’ll learn how context managers and the with statement work in Python, including the difference between class-based and function-based context managers, as well as some other tricks that will make you a more efficient Python developer.

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Dan Bader

Dan is the Chief Python Nut at Real Python. He helps Python developers take their coding skills to the next level with Python tutorials, books, and online training.

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