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Python for ArcGIS is a book that I have been looking at. Does anyone know if this would be applicable in QGIS? I am not looking to write application/plugins, simply get better at understanding expression etc. for standard workflow. e.g. queries and data-defined settings.

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Original: This is coming soon: The PyQGIS Programmer's Guide: http://locatepress.com/ppg

Update 2019: There is a second edition out now: http://locatepress.com/ppg3

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The PyQGIS cookbook is a great resource

https://docs.qgis.org/latest/en/docs/pyqgis_developer_cookbook/

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    I'd say barely adequate rather than "great" :-\ – Damien Jan 28 '16 at 6:29
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While this book is not specifically QGIS and Python, it was written for open source coding using GDAL and OGR with Python: http://www.packtpub.com/python-geospatial-development/book

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The PyQGIS 101 tutorial aims to help GIS users to get started with Python programming for QGIS 3:

https://anitagraser.com/pyqgis-101-introduction-to-qgis-python-programming-for-non-programmers/

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