Python for Programmers

Python language is gaining popularity because its use enhances program correctness and increases programmer efficiency. Because of its clear and elegant syntax, dynamic typing, automatic memory management, and straight-forward module architecture, Python is simple to learn and fun to use. Its code is easy to read, write, extend and modify. This lab-based course offers proficiency in the core concepts of Python, and the skills and knowledge for building applications using any of the tens of thousands of task-specific Python libraries.

Topics include:

  • The Python environment and code introspection
  • Syntax: flow control, function protocols, exception handling and functional programming
  • Built-in data types: strings, tuples, lists and dictionaries
  • Object-oriented features: classes, inheritance and overriding
  • Building applications, packages, and libraries
  • Popular libraries: os, sys, regular expression, random, shelve, cgi, urllib, and more
  • Pythonic thinking, iterators, generators, decorators, and context managers

Note(s): The Python interpreter is free software and runs on all popular platforms.

Skills Needed: Significant experience in any programming language.

Prerequisites :

No prerequisites

Sections :

Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
CMPR.X416.(26) 5/13/2019 09:00 AM SANTA CLARA $1020 Marilyn Davis Enroll
CMPR.X416.(820) 4/9/2019 11:58 PM ONLINE $1020 Marilyn Davis Enroll
CMPR.X416.(27) 6/22/2019 09:00 AM SANTA CLARA $1020 Min Wu Enroll
CMPR.X416.(28) 6/25/2019 06:30 PM SANTA CLARA $1020 Ravishankar N Chityala Enroll
CMPR.X416.(29) 8/19/2019 09:00 AM SANTA CLARA $1020 Marilyn Davis Enroll
CMPR.X416.(821) 6/14/2019 11:58 PM ONLINE $1020 Marilyn Davis Enroll
CMPR.X416.(822) 8/2/2019 11:58 PM ONLINE $1020 Marilyn Davis Enroll