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About the Course

This course introduces the dictionary data structure and user-defined functions. You’ll learn about local and global variables, optional and keyword parameter-passing, named functions and lambda expressions. You’ll also learn about Python’s sorted function and how to control the order in which it sorts by passing in another function as an input. For your final project, you’ll read in simulated social media data from a file, compute sentiment scores, and write out .csv files. It covers chapters 10-16 of the textbook “Fundamentals of Python Programming,” which is the accompanying text (optional and free) for this course. The course is well-suited for you if you have already taken the "Python Basics" course and want to gain further fundamental knowledge of the Python language. Together, both courses are geared towards newcomers to Python programming, those who need a refresher on Python basics, or those who may have had some exposure to Python programming but want a more in-depth exposition and vocabulary for describing and reasoning about programs. This is a follow-up to the "Python Basics" course (course 1 of the Python 3 Programming Specialization), and it is the second of five courses in the specialization....

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Jun 24, 2020

Good course, had a great hands on practice with the Runestone Notebook Environment.\n\nAppreciate the efforts of the instructors and whoever has designed in making the course and helped delivering it.

Sep 15, 2019

It's amazing learn for beginner .A wonderful learning resource and very simple way explains everything . Excellent lessons ,check your understanding ,e-book ,practice, and quiz work and lot of thing

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By shaif i

Sep 16, 2020

greatly designed course as always

By Herath M C N K B

May 29, 2020

Super cool Course. Great content.

By Shubhnay J

Feb 6, 2019

Learned a lot. Engaging content.

By Home I

Sep 12, 2021

It's a nice learning experience.

By Abdul H A

Sep 21, 2020

Can really learn Python at last.

By Aloisio P J

Mar 27, 2020

learned so much with this course

By 손승건

Jan 16, 2020

good course and good explanation

By Santanu B

Mar 15, 2021

Very detailed and well curated.

By Luis l L L

Dec 16, 2020

Great course. A lot to practice

By Rodrigo S

Oct 1, 2020

Very useful and well explained!


Jun 26, 2019

very helpful course, thank you!

By Feiyang D

May 18, 2021

Very detailed and informative!

By Magdalena G P

Oct 19, 2020

Great course & great teachers.

By Prashanth

Mar 14, 2020

Very good course. I enjoyed it

By Vijay J

Jun 23, 2021

I really enjoying the course.

By Ivan M I I

Jul 31, 2020

very useful and easy to learn

By samuel c j

Jul 14, 2020

Excelent course for beginners

By Arthur C K W

Jun 16, 2020

This course is very practical

By Xinyuan G

Apr 22, 2020

I enjoyed the final project !

By Thomas H

Aug 6, 2021

 definitely worth a journey!

By teja m

Feb 8, 2021

thank you for the confidence

By Jonathan P

Jan 27, 2021

Great material in this class

By Rahul T

Apr 9, 2020

Worth of giving of time!! :)

By Manuel H R

Aug 16, 2021

Great course!!!! Excellent!

By Stephen D

Jul 8, 2020

Great this helped me a lot.