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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....

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LR

Jan 04, 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.

RL

Feb 04, 2020

Thanks for the clear explanations and the easy examples. I think it is a good introductionary course and it gives a good starting point to move further to more sophisticated topics and applications.

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By pravali

Aug 12, 2017

Assignments were extremely useful in learning the basics of this course.They make sure that you practice each and every concept

By emily p

Dec 16, 2018

Fantastic course. Instructor was easy to follow and the Exercise Sets were thorough and very helpful towards the Assignments.

By omar a r v

Oct 12, 2017

Es un muy buen curso, entrega unas bases fuertes y claras para trabajar con seguridad en el mundo de python, 100% recomendado

By Anoop

Jun 08, 2019

Very happy at the end of course. The syllabus was well planned and I was so eager to finish off in less than estimated time.

By Chi N

Sep 14, 2017

The course is quite challenging but very interesting. The professor is very supportive and responsive. Good course overall!

By Faizatuzzahrah R

May 26, 2018

This course's material is easy to understand even for beginner, and it helped me a lot to learn Python for the first time.

By Muhammad H

Feb 20, 2019

It is best ever course for learning the python basics. Course content is well defined. Its good course for new learners.

By Mehdi H

Feb 26, 2018

A very good course! I liked the time table and teaching. Would have been better if the grading system was more flexible.

By Vaishak K

Jul 01, 2017

A neat and well organised course for some one making their first steps into programming or Python. Strongly recommended.

By Yao L

Sep 15, 2019

Good introduction course of Python to be familiarized with the coding language's basic frame work and common functions.

By Atin M

May 03, 2019

I am very happy ......nice content and nice explanations...I am expecting more application in area of Signal processing

By Ronak K

Feb 15, 2019

Excellent overall. Great introduction in the features of python. Exercises were helpful and were based on the lecture.

By Nikhil K D

Dec 16, 2018

Very interesting easy to learn for beginners, prior programming skills in languages like c,c++,etc. make it very easy.

By Balaji S

May 29, 2017

This course is very useful for beginners who don't have any knowledge on Python. Spyder tool is user

friendly as well.

By Ashok S D

Nov 17, 2019

Very Interesting and Informative course. Properly designed and presented for newcomer as well as experienced persons.

By Ronald S K

Aug 24, 2018

Professor Bill Boyd is an excellent instructor for Python Programming. I really enjoy his course. Praise Jesus Amen.

By Krishna D

Sep 14, 2017

Very good Python Programming Introduction course with good examples and programming exercises. Enjoyed it very much.

By Jyothi S

Feb 15, 2017

Nice standard introduction to python. Courses were clean and excercises were good. On the whole, a good introduction

By Saurabh S

Aug 07, 2019

Enjoyed the course very much. I shall venture deeper into Python with greater confidence now. Thank you, Bill Boyd.

By Ursula Z

Sep 04, 2018

This course was great. The lessons were reflected in the exercises. I felt challenged, without being overwhelmed

By Alexey K

May 18, 2018

Very clean and fast-paced course that provides all the basic information one needs to start programming in Python.

By Cesare M

Oct 04, 2017

Great course for neophytes. Well explained and followed. The forum is very useful and responds quickly by helping.

By Dominique D

Jul 15, 2017

An amazing course full of information! Well worth my 4 weeks and I learned a lot about the fundamentals of python!

By HARIKUMAR P

Apr 18, 2017

Excellent Course for a beginner.Looking forward to more classes by the same instructor and support groups. Thanks!