Python Programming Basics Course


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Python Programming Basics 3-Day Course

Course summary

This Python Programming course is designed to give delegates the knowledge to develop and maintain Python scripts using the current version of Python. This course is presented at beginners level.
Prerequisites
Experience of programming in another programming language is not required but will help.
Who Should Attend?
This course is intended for programmers who need to write or maintain scripts in Python.
This course is also suitable for trainee programmers who may have little, to no in-depth knowledge of programming.

Course Outline:


Data Types, Variables: Primitive types; Characters & Strings; Boolean; Working with variables and its scope; Type conversion and casting.
Operators and Expressions: Introduction of operators; Arithmetic operators; Relational operators; Assignment operator; Logical operators; Increment and decrement operators; More in operators.
Decision Making: If statement; If - else statement; If- elif - else statement; Nested if - else;
Using Loops: The while, while-else; do-while and the for loop; Jump statements: break, continue; Nesting loops.
Data Structures: Lists. Tuples. Dictionary.
Using Built-in modules and functions for strings, maths and dates.
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) principles.
Using Modules: Creating and using Functions.
Creating a Module in class; Calling a Module; Returning value from a Module; Adding a Method that takes parameters;
Introduction to Classes and Objects: Creating a Class; Creating an Object; Using an Object; Adding Instance variables; Controlling accessibility; Naming conventions for class members. Inner Classes.
Class Constructors; Parameterized Constructors.
Inheritance. Overload.
Exception Handling: Fundamentals of exception handling; Exception types; Using try and Except.
Files, streams: Open, Traverse, Read and Create Files: Csv, txt and Json Files.
Database: Connect to a database, create Database, drop a database, create a table, alter tables, drop a table, insert, delete, update records, query a database and display results.
API: Connecting to API’s


What is included in this Python Basics Course:


Python Basics Course Certificate on completion (assessment based)
Python Basics Course notes
Practical Python Basics Course exercises, Python Basics Course Homework / Python Basics Course Revision work
Tea, coffees, but no lunch
To assist after the course, 1 free session for questions online Python Basics Course via Skype or Teamviewer.
Max group size on this Python Basics Course is 4.

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