This course introduces the basics of Python 3, including conditional execution and iteration as control structures, and strings and lists as data structures. You'll program an on-screen Turtle to draw pretty pictures. You'll also learn to draw reference diagrams as a way to reason about program executions, which will help to build up your debugging skills. The course has no prerequisites. It will cover Chapters 1-9 of the textbook "Fundamentals of Python Programming," which is the accompanying text (optional and free) for this course.
This course is part of the Python 3 Programming Specialization
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Sequences and Iteration
Booleans and Conditionals
Sequence Mutation and Accumulation Patterns
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