Python® Programming: Introduction
Course number: CGIPPI40
Python® has been around for decades, but it’s still one of the most versatile and popular programming languages out there. Whether you’re relatively new to programming or have been developing software for years, Python is an excellent language to add to your skill set. In this course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of programming in Python, and you’ll develop applications to demonstrate your grasp of the language.
In this course, you will develop simple command-line programs in Python.
- Set up Python and develop a simple application.
- Declare and perform operations on simple data types, including strings, numbers,and dates.
- Declare and perform operations on data structures, including lists, ranges, tuples,dictionaries, and sets.
- Write conditional statements and loops.
- Define and use functions, classes, and modules.
- Manage files and directories through code.
- Deal with exceptions.
- It is recommended, but not required, that you have at least six months experience programming in an object-oriented language. ( Even if you don't, this course can be useful to those that are new to programming.)
- To ensure your success in the course, you should have at least a foundational knowledge of personal computer use.
This course is designed for individuals who want to learn the Python programming language in preparation for using Python to develop web and desktop applications.
- Topic A: Set Up the Development Environment
- Topic B: Write Python Statements
- Topic C: Create a Python Application
- Topic D: Prevent Errors
- Topic A: Process Strings and Integers
- Topic B: Process Decimals, Floats, and Mixed Number Types
- Topic A: Process Ordered Data Structures
- Topic B: Process Unordered Data Structures
- Topic A: Write a Conditional Statement
- Topic B: Write a Loop
- Topic A: Define and Call a Function
- Topic B: Define and Instantiate a Class
- Topic C: Import and Use a Module
- Topic A: Write to a Text File
- Topic B: Read from a Text File
- Topic C: Get the Contents of a Directory
- Topic D: Manage Files and Directories