Course

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.

Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
08-02-2019 to 11-02-2019 3.0 ONLINE $1020

Marilyn Davis

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Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Fri, 08-02-2019 11:58 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Online ONLINE
Sat, 11-02-2019 11:58 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Online ONLINE
Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
08-19-2019 to 09-01-2019 3.0 $1020

Marilyn Davis

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Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Mon, 08-19-2019 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Tue, 08-20-2019 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Wed, 08-21-2019 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Thu, 08-22-2019 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sun, 09-01-2019 11:58 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Final Coursework Due None
Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
09-17-2019 to 12-17-2019 3.0 ONLINE $1020

Marilyn Davis

Enroll

Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Tue, 09-17-2019 11:58 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Online ONLINE
Tue, 12-17-2019 11:58 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Online ONLINE
Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
09-21-2019 to 11-23-2019 3.0 CLASSROOM $1020

Min Wu

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Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Sat, 09-21-2019 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 09-28-2019 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 10-05-2019 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 10-12-2019 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 10-19-2019 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 10-26-2019 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 11-02-2019 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 11-09-2019 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 11-16-2019 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 11-23-2019 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
09-25-2019 to 12-04-2019 3.0 CLASSROOM $1020

Ravishankar N Chityala

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Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Wed, 09-25-2019 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Wed, 10-02-2019 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Wed, 10-09-2019 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Wed, 10-16-2019 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Wed, 10-23-2019 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Wed, 10-30-2019 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Wed, 11-06-2019 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Wed, 11-13-2019 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Wed, 11-20-2019 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Wed, 11-27-2019 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Wed, 12-04-2019 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
11-12-2019 to 02-11-2020 3.0 ONLINE $1020

Marilyn Davis

Enroll

Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Tue, 11-12-2019 11:58 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Online ONLINE
Tue, 02-11-2020 11:58 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Online ONLINE
Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
12-02-2019 to 12-15-2019 3.0 $1020

Marilyn Davis

Enroll

Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Mon, 12-02-2019 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Tue, 12-03-2019 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Wed, 12-04-2019 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Thu, 12-05-2019 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Lab with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sun, 12-15-2019 11:58 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Final Coursework Due None

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