Why Learn Python?
Python is a great way to get into Programming. In fact it is the first language I ever learnt fully. Software Engineers are required by a lot of companies to have a knowledge of this new and fun language.
What is in the course?
In this course you will be able to learn Python 3.4 from scratch.
We will be covering all of the basics from what a string is to how to manipulate it within an inch of its life.
You will learn how to create a few games and utility programs throughout the Course. These include: A calculator, and Etch A Sketch and a Black Jack Simulator!
I explain what the Benefits of learning the fantastic new programming language Python.
We Download Python and create a folder on our PC to store our files in.
We create the Hello World script and I explain how to use print statements.
We create our first variable and give it the value of a string.
We make another Variable and give it an integer value and then manipulate the variable.
We join of concatenate a string and and integer.
I explain what a Boolean is and the history of it.
I cover a few more Important things about Variables
We cover the syntax of IF Statements.
We Cover the ELSE Part of an If Statements.
We look at Elifs
We Create a While Loop in Python and create a variable to hold a number value.
We Learn how to stop a loop and make sure our loop has finished by printing a string when done.
We create a basic For Loop and I explain how to print out letters in a word individually using one.
We look at Index Values and how to create a range of values. We also look briefly at the len() function.
We look at what a list is and how to create a simple list of strings.
We look at some basic manipulation such as adding two strings together and deleting a list item aswell as looking at the other datatypes and sysntax related with lists.
We look at some function we can use to further manipulate a list such as reversing a list or inserting another item into a list.
We begin looking at string manipulation.
We continue looking at string manipulation
We Finish String Manipulation and prepare for time and date
We create the loop and make some basic imports.
We add the mechanics of the game to our code.
WE Make some important changes to our code.
We finish the game and take it for a test run.
How to make a dictionary about cats, dogs and rabbits.
We look at how to access and edit a dictionary.
We look at all things deleting.
Setting your email.
We look at sending the email
We define the emails for sending and receiving.
We Define the Message to Send
We finish and test the Client.
I am a 17 year old Student and Web Developer from the United Kingdom.
I have developed web applications for 4 years now and have worked on several freelance projects. I enjoy programming and wish to pursue it as a full time career in the future. I also enjoy helping people to learn about the things that I love.
I am currently studying Computer Science at A-Level and have an A* in Computer Science at GCSE level. I am also studying Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics at A-Level and received 9 A*-A Grades at GCSE level.