Python for Beginners: Learn Python Programming (Python 3) [Video]

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Learn
  • 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, including finding Python documentation.
About

This course will teach you Python in a practical manner, complete with examples, quizzes, exercises, and more. You will learn when to use Python 2 and Python 3; both versions are covered in the course and you will learn to program in both. 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. You will learn how to prepare your computer for programming in Python; how to work with various data types including strings, lists, tuples, dictionaries, Booleans; how to perform mathematical operations using Python, and more.

Style and Approach

A complete course packed with step-by-step instructions, practice exercises with solutions, and quizzes. This course is clearly divided into small parts to help you understand each part individually and learn at your own pace. Once you've completed this course you'll know how to write programs that will run on the Linux, Mac, and Windows operating systems. You can even take what you've learned and apply it to web applications.

Features
  • How to install Python on Windows, Mac, and Linux.
  • A practical tutorial designed for Python beginners.
Course Length 2 hours 23 minutes
ISBN 9781789617122
Date Of Publication 7 Oct 2018

Authors

Jason Cannon

Linux Training Academy was founded by Jason Cannon. This academy provides training and resources on Linux starting at the most basic and beginner level to ninja level of skills at command line. It shares articles, tutorials, how-to’s, exercises, and pro-tips on their blog with students who are struggling with a particular problem. They not only teach you how Linux works, but also demonstrate how to put that knowledge to good use.

Jason Cannon is a professional system administrator, consultant, and author. He started his career as a Unix and Linux System Engineer in 1999. Since that time he has utilized his Linux skills at companies such as Xerox, UPS, Hewlett-Packard, and Amazon.com. Additionally, he has acted as a technical consultant and independent contractor for small businesses and Fortune 500 companies. Jason has professional experience with CentOS, RedHat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and Ubuntu. He has used several Linux distributions on personal projects including Debian, Slackware, CrunchBang, and others. In addition to Linux, Jason has experience supporting proprietary Unix operating systems including AIX, HP-UX, and Solaris. He enjoys teaching others how to use and exploit the power of the Linux operating system. He is also the author of the Linux for Beginners and Command Line Kung Fu books.