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Course: Python for Non-Programmers

Dates for Open Courses

Location Date Course Language
Warsaw, Poland October 13 - 16, 2014 Python for Non-Programmers Polish register
Leipzig March 01 - 04, 2015 Python for Non-Programmers English register

Course also available as in-house training. Please ask us at info@python-academy.de

Intended Audience

This course is designed for participants without any prior programming experience. Prerequisites are only some experience with an operating system and a general understanding of common computer task such as office software or similar applications.

Course Content

The basics of programming are explained systematically using Python.

This includes:

  • Comparison of different contemporary programming languages in terms of functionality, application as well as advantages and disadvantages

  • Data types, values, and variables

  • Expressions and statements

  • Operators

  • Functions

  • Flow of control

  • Loops

  • Strings

  • Lists, tuples

  • Dictionaries

  • Handling of files

  • Object orientation
    • Classes
    • Methods
    • Inheritance
    • Polymorphism
  • Programming praxis
    • Development environments
    • Debugging
    • Types of development

All topics are introduced with examples. Each topic is immediately applied in computer exercises.

Course Duration

4 days

Exercises

The participants can follow all steps directly on their computers. There are exercises at the end of each unit providing ample opportunity to apply the freshly learned knowledge.

Course Material

Every participant receives comprehensive printed materials that cover the whole course content as wells a CD with all source codes and used software.

Costs

See prices.



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