Practical Introduction to Python

Get started with coding in python
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 (22 ratings)
3,363 students
Practical Introduction to Python
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 (22 ratings)
3,363 students
Python and programming!


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Welcome to absolute beginnings in programming with Python. This course gives you a push to write your first Python program and learn a bunch of Python and Programming concepts in under 40 minutes. I hope you watch it at one stretch. It is shorter than one episode of Game of Thrones but it will definitely get you started on your path to become a programmer!

This course will teach you the very basics of programming, including variables, data types, conditional statements, typecasting, operators and taking user inputs. All this in under 40 minutes!

Who this course is for:

  • People wanting to get started with python

Course content

1 section • 5 lectures • 49m total length
  • Introduction + Hello World
  • Introduction to Variables
  • Introduction to Conditional Statements
  • Taking User Input
  • Codes


Graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University
Akshat Gupta
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  • 20,012 Students
  • 5 Courses

Hi Guys! 

I am Akshat Gupta from India. I did my undergraduate from Indian Institute of Technology Mandi in Electrical Engineering. After that I pursued a Masters in Applied and Engineering Physics  from Technical University of Munich(TUM), Germany. I also spend a year at the Johns Hopkins University working on my masters thesis.

Currently I'm pursing a Masters in ECE from Carnegie Mellon University.