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Master the Fundamentals of Python

Master the Fundamentals of Python
Master the Fundamentals of Python

Master the Fundamentals of Python

Gain a deep understanding of Python without knowledge gaps with a 300+ page book, 200+ exercises, and multiple projects

What you’ll learn

Master the Fundamentals of Python

  • Complete mastery of the fundamentals of the Python programming language without knowledge gaps
  • Get a 300+ page digital textbook with detailed explanations of all of the material
  • Practice what you’ve learned with more than 200 exercises with solutions
  • Prove your knowledge by passing a challenging Certification Exam
  • Learn from an expert who’s published multiple books and developed popular Python libraries
  • Confidence to use Python to produce trusted results in a professional environment
  • Mastery of all the basic types and knowledge of how to access their power
  • Learn arithmetic and comparison operations with the basic built-in types (ints, floats, booleans)
  • Learn the properties of strings and how to use their wide array of methods
  • Learn all of the properties and plans for the built-in data types lists, tuples, sets, and dictionaries
  • Learn how to control the flow of your program with conditional statements and looping
  • Learn the ins and outs of all the built-in functions as well as how to create user-defined functions
  • Learn intermediate topics such as how to import modules from the standard library, open and read files, and exception handling
  • Gain a firm understanding of object-oriented programming and how to define your classes
  • Learn how to build a Texas Hold’em Poker application with artificial intelligence

Requirements

  • No prior programming experience is required. This course transforms beginners into competent programmers

Description

Master the Fundamentals of Python is a highly comprehensive course targeted at beginners who want to build their skills slowly and thoroughly without knowledge gaps. This course is packed full of material to ensure your understanding, regardless of your learning style, and includes the following:

Interactive Video Lessons

More than 25 hours of hands-on, interactive video lessons are provided. We will be programming together in the excellent Jupyter Notebook as we complete each module. Eventually, we will graduate to using Visual Studio Code, a more professional coding environment.

A Digital Book

You’ll get a 300+ page downloadable PDF of the book Master the Fundamentals of Python. This allows you to access all of the course contents in a single document, even when offline.

Exercises and Solutions

More than 200 exercises with detailed solutions are available to practice what you’ve learned.

Projects

There are several projects available where you’ll build more extensive programs that combine multiple different topics. Some projects include Choose Your Adventure, Tic-Tac-Toe, and Texas Hold’em Poker with artificial intelligence.

Certification Exam

After covering all of the material in the course, you will be given a challenging certification exam to prove your mastery of the material. Passing this exam awards you a certificate of completion.

About the Instructor

This course is taught by expert instructor Teddy Petrou who is the author of multiple books, including:

  • Pandas Cookbook
  • Master Data Analysis with Python
  • Master the Fundamentals of Python
  • Build an Interactive Data Analytics Dashboard with Python

Teddy taught hundreds of students Python and data science in in-person classrooms. He sees firsthand exactly where students struggle and continually upgrades his material to minimize these struggles by providing a simple and direct path forward.

Teddy has demonstrated his deep fluency in Python by developing open-source Python libraries and is the creator of explore, a suite of data science packages that include bar_chart_race, exploit jupyter_to_medium, and dataframe_image. He holds a Master’s degree in Statistics from Rice University.

Course Curriculum

  • Operators
  • Syntax
  • Objects and types
  • Strings
  • Lists
  • Ranges and constructors
  • Conditional statements
  • Writing entire programs
  • Looping
  • List comprehensions
  • Built-in functions
  • User-defined functions
  • Tic-Tac-Toe
  • Tuples, sets, dictionaries
  • Modules
  • User-defined modules
  • Errors and exceptions
  • Files
  • Classes
  • Texas hold’em poker

Who this course is for:

  • Beginning Python programmers that desire a comprehensive path to become experts without knowledge gaps

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