Python Programming for Beginners

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  • Lectures 26
  • Video 4 Hours
  • Skill level beginner level
  • Languages English
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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 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?

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30 day money back guarantee

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Lifetime access

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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

Instructor Biography

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    • Sancho

    It's good for beginners!!!

    I use this as a reference for the python class I'm taking at school and the material here is pretty legit. Thanks for your lessons, worth every penny

    • Mr. Scott Kenley

    Good info, can be hard to follow

    The course covered a lot of good info on the features and functions available in Python. The 'Final Project' was also a good review of the concepts that were taught. I thought the course did a good job of explaining not just concepts but use cases (albeit simple ones) for a lot of features. The areas to improve: The only thing you see during the whole course is IDLE or the Python Shell. Some basic slides or bullet points to review the data would be good. Sometimes, the instructor got confused, caught up on his words, or made small errors that made the instruction a bit harder to follow. Overall I think it was a good foundation; the only other thing I think that would help would be to give an outline of what the final project is, allow students to try to solve it on their own, then have an 'answer' lecture. As it is, I found it hard to solve on my own as the scenario was presented while the program was being written.

    • Mark

    Really good overview of Python

    This is a really good overview of how Python works. You learn just about everything you need to start understanding the basics. It will require you to spend some time working with it and doing some "trial and error" work but hey, that's how you learn. I recommend it if you're trying to learn a good and easy to use language.

    • Luis Criado San Miguel

    Voice and contents really easy to understand

    In this course you will have a good introduction into the python´s programming language, and you'll end developing your own software by taking advantage of everything you have learn in the course.

    • Mr. J R J

    Good, but needs more interaction

    The content is very clear and comprehensive for a beginner. The instructor spoke clearly for most of the lectures, but there were audio issues when speaking too quickly. However, aside from the audio issues the instructor definitely did a great job narrowing down programming to the basics. I don't feel the instructor was particularly engaging. There are no example problems or challenges. The final project was completely underwhelming, and while I have the knowledge I am left wondering "What do I do with it now?" There just wasn't enough interaction to bridge the gap between being a novice and a desire to solve my own problems. I'm not sure what I expected of production quality, but at times all the windows flying around left me a little confused at where or what the instructor was doing. Pros: Clear introduction to basics. Quick and concise. Instructor knew what he was doing. Sounds like a native English speaker. Cons: No challenges or in depth examples of how to apply the code. Audio issues. Presentation was underwhelming. Seems put together in a single afternoon or two, and read from an outline. Same quality as a Youtube tutorial, but I paid for it.

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