University of California, Davis
Python Basics: Automation and Bots
University of California, Davis

Python Basics: Automation and Bots

Seth Frey

Instructor: Seth Frey

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
12 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Learn how to play faster and looser and more casual with code, skimming and copying code from the Internet.

  • Discuss code flow and the order that your computer reads the code you write. This introduces us to a whole other level of thinking in code.

  • Logic can be harnessed to do useful stuff. We'll make it concrete by performing tasks like building an anagram finder.

  • Apply Python by robocall and spam text yourself through the Twilio API.

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3 quizzes

Taught in English

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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12 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 4 modules in this course

To demonstrate the power of Python, you'll download and automatically read the complete works of William Shakespeare, toward finding his longest and strangest words. In this module, you'll also learn how to play faster and looser and more casual with code, skimming and copying code from the Internet. Let's get started!

What's included

4 videos4 readings1 quiz1 programming assignment2 discussion prompts

Code flow is the order that your computer reads the code you write. It's usually straightforward, from left to right, top to bottom, but the more we play with logic, the funnier the flow of code through the page. This introduces us to a whole other level of thinking in code.

What's included

5 videos1 quiz1 programming assignment1 discussion prompt

It can be hard to imagine at first how logic can be harnessed to do useful stuff. In this module we make it concrete by performing wordy little tasks like building an anagram finder.

What's included

6 videos1 quiz1 programming assignment1 discussion prompt

In the honor's section of this module, you will robocall and spam text yourself through the Twilio API in Python. Twilio is what companies use to automate phone calls and texting.

What's included

3 videos5 readings1 programming assignment2 discussion prompts

Instructor

Seth Frey
University of California, Davis
4 Courses4,722 learners

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