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Python Programming Basics Cross Over Course

Python Programming Basics Cross Over Course summary

This course covers Python Programming Basics.
It is ideal if you already code, and want to convert from a different language to Python.
We do all in one day.
This Python Programming Cross Over course is hands-on, practical, Fast-paced.

Python Basics Cross Over Course Description

We cover Python basics, all the generic coding basics: data types, collect user input and output results, flow control and decision making, loops, math operations , working with and manipulating strings, dates and times, Python sequences, read from and write to files, exceptions, functions, methods modules, classes, objects.

Data Types, Variables, and Arrays:

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; Enhanced for loop; Jump statements: break, continue; Nesting loops.

Data Structures:

Lists. Tuples. Dictionary. Using Built-in modules and functions. Pattern Matching. 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. Class Constructors; Parameterized Constructors; Inheritance. Override.

Exception Handling:

Fundamentals of exception handling; Exception types; Using try and except. Files, streams: Create, Open, Traverse and Read Files: Csv, txt and Json Files.


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.


Connecting to API’s

What is included in the Python Courses:
  • Python Course Certificate on completion
  • Python Course notes
  • Practical Python Course exercises, Python Course Homework / Python Course Revision work
  • After the course, 1-hour free session for questions online
  • Max group size, online and in classroom, on this Python Course is 4.
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