Python Programming for Beginners

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  • Lectures 26
  • Video 4 Hours
  • Skill level beginner level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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Course Description

Learn Python with Python Programming for Beginners from Stone River eLearning.

Delving into the world of coding can be intimidating. With so many complex languages and implementation possibilities, it's easy to become overwhelmed. By starting off with Python programming, you'll learn a simple, versatile and highly readable code that you can execute on a wide variety of systems quickly and easily.

Master one of the most popular programming languages in the world

  • Understand and implement basic Python code
  • Create and run a real-world Python program
  • Gain a knowledge of basic programming concepts

Learn a simple, streamlined coding language quickly and easily

If you've never written a single line of code or if you're well-versed in multiple program languages, Python Programming for Beginners will enable you to better understand programming concepts.

Widely regarded as one of the most simple and versatile programming languages out there, Python is used for web programming, video game building, microchip testing, desktop apps, and so much more. Used by programmers, developers, designers and everyone in between, it's one of the easiest programming languages to learn, and definitely the best starting point for new coders. This course will not only give you an understanding of the code, but will enable you to create and run real world Python programs too.

Course Overview

This course includes over 26 lectures and almost 4 hours of content, designed specifically for Python programming beginners.

You will be guided through the installation process and the basic concepts of Python programming, getting to grips with the language as a whole. From there, you'll dive straight into the specifics, learning the variables, loops and statements of the language and getting to grips with the function parameters, variables and common errors.

During this course you'll have the opportunity to put your knowledge to practical use by working with files and classes, importing syntax and making modules, and most importantly, by building your own Python program from scratch.

You'll walk away with detailed knowledge of one of the most widely used programming languages in the world. You'll have gained a foundation of skills that will enable you to progress to more complex coding languages, as well as understanding the underlying principles of all programming languages. In short, you'll have everything you need to become a proficient programmer.

What are the requirements?

  • A computer
  • PC, Mac or Linux Operating Systems OK

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 26 lectures and 3.5 hours of content!
  • Understand and implement basic Python code
  • Gain a knowledge of basic programming concepts
  • Create and run a real-world Python program

What is the target audience?

  • Programmers
  • People who want to learn programming
  • People who want to create web applications
  • Python developers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee

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Lifetime access

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Desktop, iOS and Android

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion


Section 1: Getting Started with Python

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Print and Strings
Section 2: Variables, Loops and Statements
While Loops
For Loops
If Statements
If Else Statements
If Elif Else Statements
Section 3: Functions and Variables
Function Parameters
Global and Local Variables
Section 4: Understanding Error Detection
Common Python Errors
Section 5: Working with Files and Classes
Writing to a File
Appending to a File
Reading From a File
Section 6: Intermediate Python
Input and Statistics
Import Syntax
Making Modules
Error Handling - Try and Accept
Lists vs. Tuples and List Manipulation
Section 7: Final Project
Project: Making a Python Program
Section 8: Download Old Course Files
Old Python Material
Old Django Material

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    • Bryan Heredia

    Best Python Course for Beginners

    This course is great for anyone who wants to start programming in Python, with no prior programming experience required you can learn the basic syntax of the language.

    • Ítalo Arruda

    Very good!

    This course is very good for beginners. Very objective.

    • Marc J Van Riper

    Very comprehensive, very informative.

    The instructor seems to me, to have what it takes to become a great instructor. He takes something relatively complex and makes it easy to understand, with lots of examples. Thanks!

    • Jason Godson

    Good beginner lesson

    Very short, teaches the basics. Makes for a good start for anyone new to programming in Python, or in general.

    • Lamonte Smith

    Python Programming For Beginners Was Awseome

    Great course, excellent facilitator and following the final program from design through implementation get's you ready for more advanced programming courses. This is a great place to start for true beginners!

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