python programming basics

Python Programming Basics

Course Overview

Python is one of the most popular and versatile programming languages today. Known for its simplicity and readability, Python is a great choice for beginners, yet powerful enough for professionals in various fields like data science, web development, artificial intelligence, and more. In this course, you’ll learn the essentials of Python, from basic syntax to more advanced features.

What You Will Learn

  • Why Python? What is it used for?:
    Discover the reasons behind Python’s popularity and explore its applications across different industries.
  • Hello World:
    Start your Python journey with the traditional “Hello World” program to understand the basics of Python syntax.
  • Escape Sequences and Special Characters:
    Learn how to use escape sequences to incorporate special characters in your Python programs.
  • Comments in Python:
    Understand the importance of comments for maintaining code and learn how to use them effectively.
  • Input/Output in Python:
    Master the techniques of inputting data from users and outputting information back to them.
  • String Methods in Python:
    Dive into Python strings and their powerful methods for text manipulation.
  • Data Types and Variables:
    Get a solid understanding of Python data types and variables, and learn how to define and use them.
  • Operators in Python:
    Explore different types of operators in Python for performing various operations on data.
  • Dictionary (dict) Methods in Python:
    Learn how to work with Python dictionaries and use their methods to manipulate dictionary data effectively.
  • Conversion Programs: Engage in practical exercises, converting data from one form to another, such as Celsius to Fahrenheit, or decimal to binary.

Hands-On Python Code Examples

This course includes practical, hands-on examples to help solidify your learning:

  • Convert Celsius to Fahrenheit:
    Understand how to create a program that converts temperature from Celsius to Fahrenheit.
  • Convert Decimal to Binary, Hexadecimal, Octal:
    Learn the methods for converting numbers into different bases.
  • Convert Specific Datatype to Int:
    Master data type conversion in Python, particularly focusing on converting types to integers.
  • Check Password Strength:
    Implement a program that checks the strength of a password based on defined criteria.

More Code Examples and Quiz

Further reinforce your learning with additional code examples and end the first part of the course with a quiz to test your knowledge of Python basics.

Who Should Enroll

This course is ideal for anyone new to programming or those looking to understand the foundational aspects of Python. Whether you are a student, a budding programmer, or a professional from a non-technical background, this course will equip you with the skills to start programming in Python effectively.

Tutorial Content

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Data types and variables
Conversion Programs
More Code Examples
Cheat Sheet