Learning Python [Video]

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Learn
  • Use if else statement with loops and see how to break and skip the loop
  • Get acquainted with Python types and operators
  • Create modules and packages
  • Understand slicing, indexing, and string methods
  • Explore advanced concepts such as collections, classes, and objects
  • Get to know dictionary operation and methods
  • Discover the scope and function of variables with arguments and return value
About

Python is a great language to get started in the world of programming and application development. This course will help you to take your skills to the next level having a good knowledge of the fundamentals of Python.

We begin with the absolute foundation, covering the basic syntax, type variables, and operators. Then we'll move on to concepts such as statements, arrays, operators, string processing, and I/O handling. You’ll learn how to operate tuples, and understand the functions and methods of lists.

We’ll help you develop a deep understanding of list and tuples and you’ll learn about the Python dictionary. As you progress through the course, you’ll learn about function parameters and how to use control statements with the loop. Further on, you’ll see how to create modules and packages, storing of data as well as handling errors. Later, we’ll dive into advanced level concepts such as Python collections and you’ll see how to use class, methods, and objects in Python.

By the end of this course, you’ll have taken your skills to the next level, with a good knowledge of the fundamentals of Python.

Style and Approach

This fast-paced guide, which will get you speed up your knowledge of Python language and help you write elegant and efficient code

Features
  • Learn the fundamentals of programming with Python
  • Develop a strong set of programming skills
  • Create outstanding applications of all kind
  • Make the best of Python features
  • Learn complex concepts using the most simple examples
Course Length 3 hours 26 minutes
ISBN 9781788995115
Date Of Publication 28 Nov 2017

Authors

Bhaskar N. Das

Bhaskar N. Das has 8 years' experience in various projects involving application development, maintenance, and support with IBM. He has worked in various technologies and domains including Java, Python, application servers, the cloud, and various database technologies. His domain expertise includes finance and asset management (IT and finance assets). His areas of interest include big data, business finance optimization and scaling, data science, and Machine Learning.

Mohit Raj

Mohit Raj is a Python programmer with a keen interest in the field of information security. He completed his bachelor's degree in technology in computer science from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, and his master’s in engineering (2012) in computer science from Thapar University, Patiala. He is a C|EH, ECSA from EC-Council USA and a former IBMer. Mohit currently works at Sapient, and has published several articles in national and international magazines. He is the author of Python Penetration Testing Essentials and Python: Penetration Testing for Developers, also by Packt Publishing.