About this video

Whether if you're new to programming or an experienced developer, it's simple and easy to learn and use Python. Programming Concepts in Python opens the door to a career in programming, becoming a commercial application developer, or to using programming to support your existing career.

This course teaches the viewer Python in an engaging, friendly, example-driven way. In this course, we cover computer programming using Python. We start by running a "Hello World" program, followed by the discussion of fundamentals, such as common data structures, working with strings, and program flow controls. Later, we focus on writing modular and reusable code, using functions.

After getting familiar with the basic concepts, we delve further by covering Object Oriented Programming, errors and exception handling, and working with files. We also discuss Python standard libraries and external libraries. Finally, we provide future directions and next steps for avid learners keen to take their skills to the next level.

By the end of this course the audience will be able to write Python programs and scripts that perform most of their daily tasks—including reading a list of strings, separating values by a specific delimiter, removing duplicates, and more. By the end of the course, the viewer should be able to do everything expected of a novice Python programmer.

Style and Approach

A comprehensive guide to programming concepts in Python. You will learn Python in an engaging, friendly, example-driven way.

Publication date:
February 2018
1 hour 20 minutes

About the Author

  • Daniel Arbuckle

    Daniel Arbuckle holds a Doctorate in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, where he specialized in robotics and was a member of the nanotechnology lab. He now has more than ten years behind him as a consultant, during which time he’s been using Python to help an assortment of businesses, from clothing manufacturers to crowdsourcing platforms. Python has been his primary development language since he was in High School. He’s also an award-winning teacher of programming and computer science.

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