The Python Bible™ | Everything You Need to Program in Python
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The Python Bible™ | Everything You Need to Program in Python

Build 11 Projects and go from Beginner to Pro in Python with the World's Most Fun Project-Based Python Course!
4.6 (3,074 ratings)
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Created by Ziyad Yehia
Last updated 1/2017
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Includes:
  • 9 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • 10 Coding exercises
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Build 11 Easy-to-Follow Python 3 Projects
  • Automate Coding Tasks By Building Custom Python Functions
  • Add Python 3 to your Resume by Understanding Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Use Variables to Track Data in Python Programs
  • Use Numbers to Create “Behind-the-Scenes” Functionality
  • Use Strings to Create Customized, Engaged User Experiences
  • Create Programs that can think using logic and data structures
  • Use Loops to Improve Efficiency, Save Time, Maximize Productivity
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Requirements
  • Access to a computer with an internet connection.
  • Have a fun upbeat attitude and be ready to become awesome!
Description

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It's no secret that Project-based learning is proven to be the single most-effective way to learn any skill, but this is especially true for Programming!

If you are looking to Learn the Python programming language with a hands on approach, then have come to the right place.

Go from a complete beginner to building 11 Projects with the Python Bible, Udemy's premier Project-based Python Programming Course!

This comprehensive, in-depth and meticulously prepared course is going to teach you everything you need to know to program in Python!  A - Z, it's all here!

No more rummaging through YouTube videos, documentation and random stack-overflow posts to find the information you crave. This course gives you instant access to everything you need to know to get programming in Python, and puts it all right at your fingertips!

Hi, I'm Ziyad. I am a prize winning University lecturer of foundation level computer science, and delivering project based learning is what I do best!

In this authoritative and illuminating course, I am going to teach you about:

Variables - Learn to conveniently store data in your programs! 
Numbers - Learn how numbers work behind the scenes in your programs!
Strings -  Master Python Text and automate messages using Strings!
Logic and Datastructures - Teach your program to think and decide!
Loops - Save time and effort, by making computers do the hard work for you!
Functions - Automate Tasks by Building your very own Python Functions that you can use over and over!
OOP - Add Python to Your Resumé By Mastering Object Oriented Programming, the industry programming standard!

So whether you want to get into Data ScienceWeb Development or make cool robots with the Raspberry Pi, The Python Bible gives you everything you need to get started on your path!

The Course also comes with a Zero Risk, 30 Day 100% Money Back Guarantee!

Test drive the course for a full 30 days, try it out, and if you aren’t happy, I will happily refund 100% of your money. I know you are going to love the course, but yes, you have a rock-solid 30 day money back guarantee! 

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Who is the target audience?
  • For People Who want to learn Python Fundamentals and later transition into Data Science or Web Development
  • For Complete Programming Beginners
  • For People New to Python
  • Not Intended for Seasoned Developers
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Curriculum For This Course
71 Lectures
09:08:13
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Course Introduction
1 Lecture 03:23

In this lecture we take a quick overview of the whole course. Prepare to get excited!!

Preview 03:23
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Installing Python, Getting Started & A Top Secret Tip!
5 Lectures 24:44

Let's get you all up and running with some Python goodness on your Wonderful Windows machine!

Installing Python on Windows
03:07

Let's get you all up and running with some Python goodness on your sexy Mac!

Installing Python on Mac
00:11

Ah, I see we have a legend in the class. Let's get you up and running with some Python goodness too! Make sure to save some for Tux the Penguin...

Installing Python on Linux
01:57

In this lecture, we meet IDLE. IDLE is the tool that we will be using in the course to create python files so let's spend sometime getting used to our new best friend!

Meeting IDLE | Take a tour of the Python Interactive Developer Environment (IDE)
10:22

In this lecture, we are going to be going over a secret kept by the worlds top programmers that will save you hours of time and headache and will also make your course experience on Udemy so much better!

The Secret of Top Programmers...
09:07
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Variables - Simple Little Boxes
4 Lectures 20:33

In this lecture you will get a quick overview of what you are going to learn in the coming section.

Section Overview
01:58

Learn the basics of Variables and why they are useful in our programs

Preview 08:06

Now that we have learned how to use variables, in this lecture we are going to use them in the script we made in the lecture called "Meeting IDLE". This way, we will build on our previous knowledge and see why variables are so awesome in practice!

Updating our Script
07:55

This is a quick quiz to check that you have understood what variables are and why we use them!

Variables Quiz
6 questions

Creating Variables
1 question

In this section we have learned about variables. Variables are so incredibly important to all of programming, so let's have a quick recap on what we've learned.

Section Review
02:34
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The 123s - Numbers in Python
7 Lectures 52:09

In this lecture you will get a quick overview of what you are going to learn in the coming section.

Preview 02:29

In this lecture you will learn how to do basic arithmetic in Python, learn about the float datatype, and also learn about a special operator called the modulo

Preview 09:04

In this lecture you will learn how to gain better control over python calculations to make sure you get the answer you are expecting

Ordering Operations using (Brackets!)
04:59

In this lecture, we will be kicking off our first project which is to create a health potion for a video game. In this lecture you will learn about using numbers to represent real life concepts, and get hands on with the Python "random" module.

Preview 11:29

In this lecture we will be finishing off our health potion project. You will learn how you can use numbers to implement a difficulty system and how to override variables.

Once you are done you will feel a massive sense of achievement and I encourage you to share the final product with your friends! I bet they'll be really impressed with your new abilities!

PROJECT 1: Crafting a Health Potion - Part 2
10:52

In this optional lecture, I go over some of the more advanced functionality that is offered in the python math library. 

Fun with the Python math Module (Optional)
10:01

We've covered so much in this section on numbers, so lets just have a quick review to make sure we have everything locked down!

Section Review
03:15

In this quiz, I am going to be testing your understanding of numbers in Python

Python numbers quiz
7 questions

Basic Algebra Coding Challenge
1 question

Overwriting variables
1 question
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The ABCs - How to use Strings to handle text in Python
11 Lectures 01:23:33

In this lecture you will get a quick overview of what you are going to learn in the coming section.

Preview 03:20

Create the world famous "Hello World" Program in Python and learn how to create strings!

Hello World!
09:11

Hello World!
1 question

Fixing Broken Strings
1 question

In this lecture, we build on our previous knowledge of variables and learn about string concatenation to make the computer say hello to You!

PROJECT 2: Hello You! - Part 1 - Project Overview
01:39

In this lecture we take a look at getting user input and also learn how to structure our code using Python Comments

PROJECT 2: Hello You! - Part 2 - Collecting Data
10:39

In this lecture we complete the "Hello You!" Project, by taking a look at string concatenation, datatype compatibility and string formatting to help us construct customized messages for our users!

PROJECT 2: Hello You! - Part 3 - String Formatting
09:48

How old are you?
1 question

Tell us about yourself!
1 question

In this lecture you will learn about the most commonly used tools for working with string in Python!

Cool String Methods - Part 1
11:08

In this lecture you will learn more useful string methods for working with Python Strings

Cool String Methods - Part 2
09:54

In this lecture I introduce the email slicer project and teach you all about what slices are in Python and how to use them!

PROJECT 3: Email Slicer - Part 1 - What are Slices?
11:01

In this lecture you will learn some shortcuts that will make working with slices a dream!

PROJECT 3: Email Slicer - Part 2 - Automated Slices
05:36

Use this quiz to check that you understand the basic slicing concepts

Slices Quiz
3 questions

Slicer Exercise
1 question

In this project, we build a program that will ask a user for an email address, use slicing to take their username and domain name and finally use string formatting to create a meaningful message for the user! 

PROJECT 3: Email Slicer - Part 3 - Making the Slicer!
07:56

We've covered so much in this section on strings, so lets just have a quick review to make sure we have everything locked down!

Section Review
03:21
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Logic and Conditional Flow
6 Lectures 43:29

In this lecture you will get a quick overview of what you are going to learn in the coming section.

Preview 02:38

Booleans are a data type that are the building blocks of Logic. This lecture will teach you all about them!

Booleans & Comparison Operators
08:40

Use this quiz to make sure that you have learned all about booleans and comparison operators and that you can avoid common mistakes that happen when using them

Comparison Operators Quiz
7 questions

In this lecture we learn about python's if statement. The if statement allows us to check a certain condition. If that condition is true, we run a piece of code, and if not we dont! Check out all the cool things we can do with If statements in this lecture and also learn about the elif and else keyword! 

Preview 11:30

If Statements Challenge
1 question

Understanding Logical operators is critical to being able to create logic in your code. In this lecture we talk about using the "not" & "and" logical operators to make logical conditions and we also see how we can combine these into more complicated and powerful logic.

Python Logical Operators - Part 1 - not + and
09:42

In this lecture we finish up our discussion of logical operators by talking about the "or" logical operator.

Python Logical Operators - Part 2 - or operator
08:21

Use this quiz to check your understanding of logical operators!

Logical Operators Quiz
7 questions

We've covered so much in this section on logic, so lets just have a quick review to make sure we have everything locked down!

Section Review
02:38
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Python Datastructures
11 Lectures 01:35:04

In this lecture you will get a quick overview of what you are going to learn in the coming section.

Preview 02:13

In this lecture we learn how to create Python's most popular datastructure - The List!

What are Lists?
13:16

In this lecture you show of your newly-found list skills by building Travis, the ridiculous robot security system

PROJECT 4 - Travis the Ridiculous Security System - Part 1
07:55

In this lecture you will continue building Travis, the ridiculous robot security system.

PROJECT 4 - Travis the Ridiculous Security System - Part 2
09:22

In this lecture we finish up Travis for the whole world to behold!

PROJECT 4 - Travis the Ridiculous Security System - Part 3
04:46

Learn here some more ways to add items to lists!

More ways to add items to lists
10:46

In this lecure you are going to learn all about the Tuple datatype

Tuples
08:19

Get an introduction to the dictionary datatype in this lecture!

Dictionaries Part 1 - What are Dictionaries?
10:45

In this lecture we make a rough and ready database of students and use dictionaries to store their student ID, age and grade all in a nice and easy to use way

Dictionaries Part 2 - Build a Rough and Ready Database!
09:43

In this lecture we apply all that we have learned so far in the course to build a cinema booking program. The program will have a dictionary of films, each with an age rating and a number of seats left. If the user is old enough, and there are enough seats, they can book a ticket, but if not... they can't!

PROJECT 5 - Cinema Simulator!
14:26

We've covered so much in this section on datastructures, so lets just have a quick review to make sure we have everything locked down!

Section Review
03:33
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Going Loopy - Loops In Python
9 Lectures 01:05:44

In this lecture you will get a quick overview of what you are going to learn in the coming section.

Preview 02:13

While loops are the simplest type of loop so let's start there! Learn what while loops are, how they work and use one all in this lecture!

Preview 10:56

While loops are great and you really need to know them inside and out. To really hammer home this concept, we are going to use while loops to simulate a conversation with a three year old! This should be a lot of fun!

PROJECT 6: Baby Conversation Simulator
08:40

For loops are one of my favourite things in the whole world, and after this lecture they will be one of yours too!

For loops help us to iterate over data in the the blink of an eye, and in this lecture you are going to learn all about them!

For Loops - Part 1
08:58

For loops are one of my favourite things in the whole world, and after this lecture they will be one of yours too!

For loops help us to iterate over data in the the blink of an eye, and in this lecture you are going to learn all about them!

For Loops - Part 2
06:31

List comprehensions are about as close to magic as you can get in Programming, and allow you to create lists using variables, for loops and logic all in one line of code. To gain superpowers, make sure you watch this video!

List Comprehensions
05:52

In this project we are going to create a translator that will turn entered sentences into a fake but funny language called pig-latin.

This lecture gives you a brief of the project and sets you up for part 2

PROJECT 7 - Pig Latin Translator - Part 1
04:00

In this lecture we finish off the pig-latin translator

PROJECT 7 - Pig Latin Translator - Part 2
15:42

We've covered so much in this section on Loops, so lets just have a quick review to make sure we have everything locked down!

Section Review
02:52
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Getting Funky - Functions in Python
9 Lectures 01:21:15

In this lecture you will get a quick overview of what you are going to learn in the coming section.

Preview 00:52

In this lecture you are going to learn how to define your very own Python functions!

What are Functions?
10:36

Function Creation Challenge
1 question

In this video, you are going to learn about an incredibly important topic when using Functions -- Variable Scope

Variable Scope - Part 1
09:52

In this lecture we finish up our discussion of variable scope :D

Variable Scope - Part 2
08:35

In this lecture you will learn the difference between arguments and parameters in functions, as well as the difference between positional arguments, and keyword arguments. As a bonus, you are also going to learn how to let your functions have default parameters which are super useful!

Keyword Arguments and Default Parameters
09:19

Learn about packing and unpacking variables to make working with complicated functions a dream!

Packing & Unpacking using *args and **kwargs
14:47

In this lecture we will do quite a lot! We will create the game board, get the game running, and make it possible to process moves for player 1!

PROJECT 8 - Tic Tac Toe Game! - Part 1
10:03

In this video we finish off our project by getting player 2 in the game and also make our code check for victory or draw conditions

PROJECT 8 - Tic Tac Toe Game! - Part 2
13:34

We've covered so much in this section on functions, so lets just have a quick review to make sure we have everything locked down!

Section Review
03:37
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Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
8 Lectures 01:18:19

In this lecture you will get a quick overview of what you are going to learn in the coming section.

Preview 01:42

Learn the difference between objects and classes and learn how these two concepts relate to eachother

Preview 04:24

Make your very first object in Python ( A Pound Coin) and learn about how to access and alter an object's states!

PROJECT 9 - Make your own Coin! - Part 1
06:44

Here we take our pound coin class to the next level and learn about using class methods to automate the modification of object states

PROJECT 9 - Make your own Coin! - Part 2
14:11

In this lecture we are going to look at how we can use class inheritance to make all of the UK Coins with very little typing!

PROJECT 10 - Make all the coins!! - Part 1
16:17

In this video we use the code we have so far to finish up making all the coins!

PROJECT 10 - Make all the coins!! - Part 2
16:51

Here is another example of OOP in Python. In this lecture we build classes to handle Current Accounts and Savings Accounts! With this, you'll be rich in no time ;)

PROJECT 11 - Make Your Own Bank!
12:17

We've covered so much in this section on object oriented programming, so lets just have a quick review to make sure we have everything locked down!

Section Review
05:53
About the Instructor
Ziyad Yehia
4.6 Average rating
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17,088 Students
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Energetic University Lecturer with a Project-based Approach

Hi there, I'm Ziyad! I am a Sessional University Lecturer in the UK and I specialize in getting beginner level students up and running with Python with my highly effective project-based approach.

I am best known for my results-driven teaching as well as my clear, energetic delivery. If you like to learn things quickly and thoroughly and like to have loads of fun on the way, then I cannot wait to work with you and help you to achieve your goals!