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Python 3: Programming in Python for Beginners

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Overview

Save your precious time by buying this Python course. You will learn how to program in Python in a fast and easy way!

If you want to learn a language that can be used in every circumstance and earn good money then you are in the right place!

All of this is presented by a young man who shares his knowledge, so the language used can be easily understood by everyone.

The course is designed for those who don't have any prior knowledge about programming. It doesn't matter if you have never written any programs or you have no idea about programming... After my course all of this will change. You will bust the myth that programming is a difficult thing only for the few!

Python is:

  • easy to learn and read,
  • fast
  • universal (tons of useful libraries available)

Python is used by:

  • Google (Youtube)
  • Facebook 
  • Dropbox
  • Yahoo
  • NASA
  • IBM
  • Mozilla
  • Reddit

After this Python course you will know:

  • how to import and use basic Python libraries

  • what are the functions and how to use them

  • how arithmetic, logical and relational operators work

  • how to operate on Strings :-)

  • how to create conditions with the help of conditional statements

  • what they are and when to use lists, collections, tuples, dictionaries

  • how to create advanced expressions for generating, lists, dictionaries and sets.

  • how loops work

  • how to handle files

  • how to create random events on a mini game.

  • how to support JSON format on a practical example - requesting content from API servers

  • how to install external PyPi packages

  • how to handle Visual Studio Code in Python

That's not all!

The Python course has a lot of practical exercises.

Python is often used by professional programmers. Even tho they uses daily other languages, they still use Python to solve complex problems.

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I believe that everyone has the ability to develop software if they are taught properly. Including you. I'm going to give you the context of each new concept I teach you. After my course you will finally understand everything that you code.

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If you have any questions regarding the topics covered in this Python course, please feel free to ask. I'm always happy to help those who want to learn!

JOIN NOW and become Expert in Python

Syllabus

  • What will you know after this course?
  • What is Python? Installation and first execution
  • Variables, creating and running external srcript, interactive Shell
  • Comments
  • Types of Variables
  • Math Operators
  • Exercise: adding VAT to products
  • Semicolon and ENTER - assigning multiple values to variables at once
  • Assignment operators
  • Playing with Strings (Slicing, adding and having fun)
  • Importing libraries - basics
  • ATTENTION - important lecture about common mistake regarding functions
  • Taking data from user and type conversion (casting)
  • Comparison (Relational) Operators
  • Instruction 'if' why INDENTATION is IMPORTANT in Python | DO NOT SKIP!
  • Calculator Exercise
  • Values different than zero
  • Logical Operators
  • Loop while
  • EXERCSE: Summing numbers
  • Loop for
  • Break and continue
  • EXERCISE: Guess Number
  • What are Lists? Basic operations on lists
  • Checking if element is 'in' or 'not in' the list
  • Operating on lists with Functions
  • Tuples - what does immutable mean?
  • Dictionary
  • Sets
  • Operations on sets
  • Nested types
  • Processing nested types using loops
  • Dictionary inside Dictionary, Dictionary inside List - when to choose which?
  • Extracting records from nested dictionaries
  • EXERCISE: Dynamic dictionary with definitions
  • List comprehensions
  • Python generator expressions
  • Dictionary comprehensions
  • Set comprehension
  • EXERCISE: Finding numbers that are divisible by 7, but are not divisible by 5
  • How to create a function? What problem functions solve?
  • Passing more than one argument, function with multiple parameters
  • Returning values 'return'
  • Your own modules imported
  • enum - what it is and why you should use it?
  • EXERCISE: Arithmetic sequence, summing numbers up to entered number
  • Measuring PERFORMANCE of code | How well (fast) some part of code work
  • Function as argument of another function | How to measure performance of func
  • Default arguments
  • Keyword and positional arguments
  • EXERCISE - checking if value is in container
  • Variable length argument
  • Local vs Global Variables - scope - lifetime of variables
  • Immutable vs mutable objects
  • Shallow vs Deep copy of object
  • Lambda | Anonymous functions - what are they? when should you use them?
  • Drawing random numbers - creating a program that checks if you hit the monster
  • Random events - choice vs choices function
  • shuffle - shuffling cards in 'war' game
  • EXERCISE: Drawing elements without REPETITION - lottery game - 6 numbers from 49
  • EXERCISE | GAME - Drawing random chests colours with random rewards
  • EXERCISE | GAME - drawing approximate values to a certain value
  • What is a file? How to create it? Why do we need to CLOSE it? How to save data?
  • Exceptions, try, finally block on practical example
  • Opening the file using: with... as...:
  • Reading the content of file - read vs readlines, splitting lines, encoding
  • seek and tell - changing and reading the position of last operation in file
  • append - adding text at the end of file
  • a+, r+, w+ - two function file opening modes
  • Keyword except - catching exceptions - EXERCISE - loading names and surnames
  • Generator functions - yield keyword
  • EXERCISE: Generate infinite amount of numbers multiplied by themselves
  • Send method in generator functions

Taught by

Arkadiusz Włodarczyk

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