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Python for Beginners

——   Created by Jason Cannon

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JOIN THE OTHER 40,000 SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS WHO HAVE ALREADY MASTERED PYTHON PROGRAMMING WITH ONE OF MY TOP RATED COURSES!

If you want to learn how to write Python programs like a pro, code python like a boss, solve real-world problems, or automate repetitive and complex tasks, read on.

Hello. My name is Jason Cannon and I'm the author of Python Programming for BeginnersLinux for Beginners, and an instructor to thousands of satisfied students. I started my IT career in the late 1990's as a Unix and Linux System Engineer and I'll be sharing my real-world Python programming and coding experience with you throughout this course.

By the end of this course you will be able to create Python scripts with ease. You'll learn how to take tedious and repetitious tasks and turn them into programs that will save you time and simplify your life on Linux, Unix, or MAC systems.

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Here is what you will get and learn by taking this Python Programming course:

  • When to use Python 2 and when to use Python 3.
  • How to install Python on Windows, Mac, and Linux.
  • How to prepare your computer for programming in Python.
  • The various ways to run a Python program on Windows, Mac, and Linux.
  • Suggested text editors and integrated development environments to use when coding in Python.
  • How to work with various data types including strings, lists, tuples, dictionaries, booleans, and more.
  • What variables are and when to use them.
  • How to perform mathematical operations using Python.
  • How to capture input from a user.
  • Ways to control the flow of your programs.
  • The importance of white space in Python.
  • How to organize your Python programs -- Learn what goes where.
  • What modules are, when you should use them, and how to create your own.
  • How to define and use functions.
  • Important built-in Python functions that you'll use often.
  • How to read from and write to files.
  • The difference between binary and text files.
  • Various ways of getting help and find Python documentation.
  • Practice exercises with solutions so you can start using what you learn right away.
  • A download that contains the scripts used in the presentations and lessons. You'll be able to look at and experiment with everything you're learning.

51 Lessons

Course Overview and Downloads
2 mins
Course overview
free preview
2 mins
Course downloads (Includes Solutions to the Practice Exercises)
free preview
Python Setup
2 mins
Python 2 vs Python 3
free preview
2 mins
Installing Python on Windows
free preview
2 mins
Installing Python on Mac
free preview
6 mins
Installing Python on Linux
5 mins
Running Python Programs
Variables and Strings
1 min
Variables and Strings Overview
6 mins
Variables and Strings
2 mins
Functions and Printing
2 mins
String Methods
3 mins
String Concatenation
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About the instructor

Jason Cannon
Jason Cannon
  • 12 courses

Jason started his career as a Unix and Linux System Engineer in 1999. Since that time he has utilized his Linux skills at companies such …

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  • 2h 19m of on-demand video
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