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Python Online Introduction

In this course you will learn, through several videos the very basic on how to start in Python. What is Python, how to setup a development environment in mac or windows, what makes Python so powerful and how to start. After taking this course you will have setup a development environment and will be able to start programming in Python with a sound understanding of the basic principles. The video will be available on the Institute Youtube channel starting from June 2019.

Content

  • How to install Python
  • Development environments available
  • A brief introduction to Jupyter notebooks
  • The basic datatypes of Python
  • How to proceed with your study of Python

At a glance

Qualification: Python Online Introduction

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Duration: 0.5 Tag (will be available from 1.6)

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The course is free and online. It can be taken any time.

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The course is free and online. It can be taken any time. The video will be available on the Institute Youtube channel starting from June 2019.

Language of instruction: English

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Target audience

This course is for everyone that wishes to start working with Python but has not done it yet, or for anyone who wishes to get a sound understanding on the basics of the Python development environment. No previous Python experience is required for this course. The content of the course can be used for both windows and mac osx.

Objectives

The goals of this course is to let you understand what is Python, what development environment are available, what makes Python so special and let you start programing with python as fast as possible. After this course you will be able to

  • Install Python
  • Understand the differences between the different development environments available
  • Know what Jupyter notebooks are and how to work with them
  • Know the basic datatypes of Python
  • Know how to proceed with your study of Python

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Information for applicants

To be informed as soon as the material becomes available, please contact directly the responsible (Umberto Michelucciumberto.michelucci@zhaw.ch).

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