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Programming for Everybody (Getting Started with Python), University of Michigan

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About this Course

This course aims to teach everyone the basics of programming computers using Python. We cover the basics of how one constructs a program from a series of simple instructions in Python. The course has no pre-requisites and avoids all but the simplest mathematics. Anyone with moderate computer experience should be able to master the materials in this course. This course will cover Chapters 1-5 of the textbook “Python for Everybody”. Once a student completes this course, they will be ready to take more advanced programming courses. This course covers Python 3....
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Mar 25, 2016

excellent for beginners, very well described, great understanding grasped and its simple, very simple, but thats what makes it 5 star, is that its for anyone or as the title says pythong for Everybody


Nov 20, 2015

Easy to follow and not boring. The instructor breaks things down in simple form. The Coursera platform is sometimes a bit quirky but otherwise the content in this course I thought was quite excellent.

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12,259 Reviews

By Ayush Jain

Dec 15, 2018

For me, it was a good revision of the basic programming constructs and python syntax

By Laghraoui el mehdi

Dec 15, 2018

I found this course helpful to start python, so that i want to thank the university and the teachers for this great effort, and i want also to thank coursera community for letting me had this certificate for free.

By Aviel Shafir

Dec 14, 2018

The course is too basic and there is very little material to be covered in 7 weeks/modules

By Cristián Alvarez Herrero

Dec 14, 2018

Excellent introduction to the topic. Everything was explained in a simple and clear way. Thanks!

By Kevin Cagney

Dec 14, 2018

Great teacher

By Aishwarya Gopakumar

Dec 13, 2018


By William Holtze

Dec 13, 2018

Great class!!!!!

By Hemant Vasantrao Raut

Dec 13, 2018

I really enjoyed the course.

Charles Severance explains every concept in a simple way with good examples.

By Aaditya Kumar Sharma

Dec 13, 2018

very nice and easy to understand course for python to strong your basics

By Beatrice Zhang

Dec 13, 2018

It is so useful. I start with no coding experience, and the course is definitely helpful.