Python Essential Training

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  • Course details

    Due to its power and simplicity, Python has become the scripting language of choice for many large organizations, including Google, Yahoo, and IBM. A thorough understanding of Python 3, the latest version, will help you write more efficient and effective scripts. In this course, Bill Weinman demonstrates how to use Python 3 to create well-designed scripts and maintain existing projects. This course covers the basics of the language syntax and usage, as well as advanced features such as objects, generators, and exceptions. Learn how types and values are related to objects; how to use control statements, loops, and functions; and how to work with generators and decorators. Bill also introduces the Python module system and shows examples of Python scripting at work in a real-world application.

    Instructor

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      Bill Weinman

      Bill Weinman is a tech advocate, entrepreneur, and expert in a programming languages such as C++ and Python.

      Bill Weinman is the author of several books and online courses on the technical aspects of the World Wide Web. He has earned a reputation for his ability to explain complex topics in clear, concise terms. Mr. Weinman built his first computer in 1973, and has been involved with technology ever since. He has run a successful consulting practice, been a computer manufacturer, and most recently headed a hosting company. An accomplished guitarist, Bill performs and records music when he's not writing about computers. You can learn more about Bill, his projects and his music at http://bw.org/.

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    • Exercise files and quizzes
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  • Welcome

    - [Bill] Hi, I'm Bill Weinman, and welcome to Python Three essential training. The goal of this course is to provide you with the basic knowledge you'll need to write effective Python scripts. We'll start with an introduction to the basic syntax of the Python language. I'll explain how types and values are related to objects in Python, how to use Python's control statements, conditionals, loops, and functions. I'll cover Python's unique object model and how it relates to just about everything in the language. I'll describe Python's generators and decorators, and finally, I'll show you Python's simple and powerful module system, along with an example of a real Python Web application. A thorough understanding of Python will help you write more efficient and effective scripts, so let's get started with Python three essential training.

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