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Personal Desktop Notifier in Python: Covid-19 notifications
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Personal Desktop Notifier in Python: Covid-19 notifications

Taught in English

Yousef Metwally

Instructor: Yousef Metwally

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
1 hour 15 mins
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning

What you'll learn

  • Fetching data from the internet and processing them in python.

  • Creating personal notifications on the desktop using python libraries.

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Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
1 hour 15 mins
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning

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Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. By the end of Task 1, you will be able to open and use Spyder files, import needed libraries, and fetch data from the internet using requests.

  2. By the end of Task 2, you will be able to deal with Json and dictionary data types and apply different functions to them.

  3. By the end of Task 3, you will be able to use the plyer library to create customized notifications on the desktop.

  4. By the end of Task 4, you will be able to use the datetime and time modules to add more features to your notification.

  5. By the end of Task 5, you will be able to run the app in the background process of your PC and also be able to install libraries that are not built-in.

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Yousef Metwally
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    Follow along with pre-recorded videos from experts using a unique side-by-side interface.

  • No downloads or installation required

    Access the tools and resources you need in a pre-configured cloud workspace.

  • Available only on desktop

    This Guided Project is designed for laptops or desktop computers with a reliable Internet connection, not mobile devices.

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