You will learn how to:
Setup an Python environment using conda
Work with different data types
Define functions and classes
Proficiently handle errors and exceptions
Effectively use flow controls (if/elif/else, for/while loops)
Open, read and write a text file
Create modules and import packages
Who Should Attend?
Non-programmers seeking to get started into software development
Business users seeking to get started into automation with scripts
Programmers coming from other languages looking to transition to Python
Data Scientists looking to improve their Python programming skills
Basic knowledge of Unix/Linux, Mac, or Windows is recommended
What You Will Learn:
Introduction to Python
Python as a programming language
Python advantages and disadvantages
Comparison vs other languages
Setting up and working on a Python environment
Python installation with Anaconda
Common Python Editors and IDEs
Jupyter notebooks as Python interpreter
Introduction to Python scripts
Control Flow Tools
Local vs Global variables
Data Structures Part 1: Arrays
Defining and handling lists
Indexing and slicing
Iterating through lists and tuples
Data Structures Part 2: Dictionaries and Sets
Working with dictionaries
Working with sets
Built in sorting functions
Sorting elements through iterable objects
Working with text files
Writing or editing files
Handling errors and exceptions
Most common errors
Modules and Packages
Introduction to Modules and Packages
Python as object oriented programming
Instantiating of an object with constructors
Functions in classes (aka methods)
This foundational, hands-on, Python programming course will give you the knowledge you need to get started in Python scripting. You will learn skills from installing Python to writing/running your first scripts and using the libraries you'll create in class. Coding best practices, use of variables (local and global), handling different data types, slicing data, creating and importing libraries, and more will be covered in this course.
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Learn the basics of using Python and setting up a Python environment.