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Programming in Python: A Hands-on Introduction Specialization
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Programming in Python: A Hands-on Introduction Specialization

Hands-on Introduction to Python Programming. Code and run your first Python program in minutes without installing anything!

Taught in English

Elise Deitrick
Patrick Ester

Instructors: Elise Deitrick

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Specialization - 4 course series

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1 month at 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Automate everyday, repetitive tasks using python scripts

  • Create engaging, graphical based programs using PyGame

  • Develop a firm foundation of Computer Science concepts you can bring to any language you learn

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Beginner level

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Specialization - 4 course series

Python Basics: Selection and Iteration

Course 19 hours4.6 (166 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Use variables and operators to store and manipulate small pieces of data

  • Automate decision making using selection statements so the program result differs based on data

  • Repeat sections of your program using the appropriate loop type

Skills you'll gain

Category: Computer Science
Category: Python Programming
Category: Iteration
Category: variable (computer science)
Category: Conditionals (Computer Science)

Python Basic Structures: Lists, Strings, and Files

Course 29 hours4.5 (54 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Store and manipulate lists of data

  • Compare and manipulate strings of text

  • Read and write to text and CSV files

Skills you'll gain

Category: Computer Science
Category: Python Programming
Category: Files (Python)
Category: Lists (Python)
Category: Strings (Python)

Python Object Basics: Functions, Recursion, and Objects

Course 311 hours4.5 (41 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Define and use custom functions to improve code readability

  • When and how to use recursion instead of iteration

  • Create and modify custom objects

Skills you'll gain

Category: Recursion
Category: Computer Science
Category: Python Programming
Category: Functions
Category: Objects

Object-Oriented Python: Inheritance and Encapsulation

Course 49 hours4.4 (96 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • How to architect larger programs using object-oriented principles

  • Re-use parts of classes using inheritance

  • Encapsulate relevant information and methods in a class

Skills you'll gain

Category: Computer Science
Category: Python Programming
Category: Polymorphism
Category: Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Category: Inheritance

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Elise Deitrick
Codio
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