Learn to solve practical problems with Python
In this course, you'll learn the fundamentals of the Python programming language, along with programming best practices. You’ll learn to represent and store data using Python data types and variables, and use conditionals and loops to control the flow of your programs. You’ll harness the power of complex data structures like lists, sets, dictionaries, and tuples to store collections of related data. You’ll define and document your own custom functions, write scripts, and handle errors. Lastly, you’ll learn to find and use modules in the Python Standard Library and other third-party libraries.
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This course is ideal for students who are new to Python, but have some experience programming in another language. If you're a complete beginner to programming, we recommend checking out the Learn to Code program, which will help you skill up in understanding how code is used all over the web.
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Python is a powerful programming language used in a variety of professions, ranging from data science to web development. It's in the top 10 for "Most Popular" and "Most Loved" technologies (according to StackOverflow's 2016 Developer Survey), making it a relatively friendly language for beginners. Learning Python will enable you to program pretty much anything.