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About the Course

The goal of the course is to introduce students to Python Version 3.x programming using hands on instruction. It will show how to install Python and use the Spyder IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for writing and debugging programs. The approach will be to present an example followed by a small exercise where the learner tries something similar to solidify a concept. At the end of each module there will be an exercise where the student is required to write simple programs and submit them for grading. It is intended for students with little or no programming background, although students with such a background should be able to move forward at their preferred pace. The course is four modules long and is designed to be completed in four weeks. SPECIAL NOTE: Python Programming: A Concise Introduction course will close for new learner enrollment on 2/16/22. In order to earn a Course Certificate, you will need to complete all graded assignments by 8/16/22. If you are interested in earning a Course Certificate for this course, please upgrade or apply for Financial Aid by 8/16/22. If you are a Coursera for Business learner, you can continue to use your sponsored credit through that date....

Top reviews

Jan 3, 2017

Quite interesting introduction to Python, focusing on the most important components of the language. Looking forward to other courses using the same format. Thank you Bill and team for your hard work.

Nov 28, 2021

This course was amazing as well as was an interesting course.I have learnt a lot of new concepts and things with the help of Respected Sir Bill Boyd and looking forward for more such type of courses.

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By Lauren P

Jan 2, 2017

Very good instruction, easy for a complete novice to learn

By Jonathan J L I

Jun 28, 2020

It is an excellent course to start with programming bases

By David L

Feb 11, 2018

Very nice course, but indeed a very concise introduction.

By fangxy

Feb 5, 2018

挺好的一门课程,内容很精炼,对我的帮助很大.另外这是我在coursera上完成的第一门课程,very happy!

By Jeremy S

Jan 20, 2018

Great step-by-step instruction in learning Python basics.

By Alem G

Dec 16, 2020

Great course! Thank you to everyone who put it together.

By Rolando C

Jul 5, 2020

Clear, concise, and very well built introduction course.

By kokmel m

Jun 29, 2019

super cours! j'ai passer un moment agreable a apprendre.

By Alex N

Mar 25, 2017

Outstanding Course. Thank you for teaching this course.

By Nelson M F

Nov 1, 2016

Very interesting! I liked all the classes and exercises.

By Yanyan Z

Sep 18, 2016

I like the course design, it's efficient and productive.

By Yegor S

Nov 17, 2020

Good lectures. Good material. Nice challenges to solve.

By Sumaiya B

Jun 21, 2020

Thanks for giving us this opportunity .I really like it

By SriNikhil K

Apr 16, 2020

A must do for anybody trying to start with programming.

By Radhika R K

Aug 10, 2017

Good course for programmer and start up in software job

By Nafees M

Jul 17, 2017

the course is well designed for a starter ... thx prof.

By Armando R E

Dec 29, 2016

Excellent course to get your feet wet with Python Progr

By Rodrigo F

Dec 4, 2016

Clear explanations. Lots of examples. Good intro class.

By sandhya m

Oct 12, 2021

Does exatly what it says, an introduction to Python !!

By Vinh T

Sep 29, 2021

It is helpful for people who know nothing about Python

By Juan M

Aug 2, 2020

I've learned so much python, great teacher, thank you.

By Denis M

Dec 2, 2017

Very interesting and useful! Recommended for beginners

By Victor C G d O

Sep 3, 2017

Good course. Pay attention is a really beginner level.

By carl r

May 29, 2017

liked,it was simple to follow and with good questions.

By Malinalli P N

Sep 20, 2021

B​ien explicado, abarca buena cantidad de temas base.