Python Programming: Introduction

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In this course, you'll learn the fundamentals of programming in Python, and you'll develop applications to demonstrate your grasp of the language.


In this course, you will develop simple command-line programs in Python. You will:
  • Set up Python and develop a simple application
  • Declare and perform operations on simple data types, including strings, numbers, and dates
  • Declare and perform operations on data structures, including lists, ranges, tuples, dictionaries, and sets
  • Write conditional statements and loops
  • Define and use functions, classes, and modules
  • Manage files and directories through code
  • Deal with exceptions.


This course is designed for people who want to learn the Python programming language in preparation for using Python to develop web and desktop applications.


Setting Up Python and Developing a Simple Application

  • Topic A: Set Up the Development Environment
  • Topic B: Write Python Statements
  • Topic C: Create a Python Application
  • Topic D: Prevent Errors

Processing Simple Data Types

  • Topic A: Process Strings and Integers
  • Topic B: Process Decimals, Floats, and Mixed Number Types

Processing Data Structures

  • Topic A: Process Ordered Data Structures
  • Topic B: Process Unordered Data Structures

Writing Conditional Statements and Loops in Python

  • Topic A: Write a Conditional Statement
  • Topic B: Write a Loop

Structuring Code for Reuse

  • Topic A: Define and Call a Function
  • Topic B: Define and Instantiate a Class
  • Topic C: Import and Use a Module

Writing Code to Process Files and Directories

  • Topic A: Write to a Text File
  • Topic B: Read from a Text File
  • Topic C: Get the Contents of a Directory
  • Topic D: Manage Files and Directories

Dealing with Exceptions

  • Topic A: Handle Exceptions
  • Topic B: Raise Exceptions

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Duration: 2 days
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