Python Programming

at General Assembly - Downtown

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$3,950 8 seats
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Tue, Dec 03, 6:30pm - Feb 18, 8:30pm (20 sessions)

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Location:
Downtown
125 Summer St 13th Fl
Btwn Lincoln St & Fitzgerald Surface Rd
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this python class:

Python is shaping the world as we know it, with applications spanning web development, data science and analysis, game development, and more — even NASA contractors leverage its data management capabilities for shuttle missions. Here are just a few examples of modern Python-powered innovations.

Get Ahead With Today’s Essential Skills
Discover why professionals ranging from analysts to web developers rely on Python programming to excel in their work. Dive into fundamental concepts and techniques, and build your own custom web or data application.

Evolve With the Tech-Driven Economy
Tap into the demand for Python programming skills, and translate new knowledge into career gains. Our dynamic coursework is designed by industry experts to align with today’s employer demands.

Become Part of a Global Community
Collaborate with experts and peers at the local level, and join GA’s growing global network. After the course is through, you’ll access exclusive perks, opportunities, and events to continue pursuing a lifetime of learning.

Course Outline
Unit 0: Pre-Work
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Introduction to Python
Unit 1: Python and Programming Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Programming With Variables
  • Numerical Variables
  • Reassigning Variables
  • String Variables
  • Lab 1
Unit 2: Control Flow
  • Introduction to Control Flow
  • Logical Comparison
  • Boolean Conditionals
  • Lists
  • List Operations
  • For Loops
  • While Loops
  • Functions
  • Function Arguments
  • Lab 2
Unit 3: Object-Oriented Programming in Python
  • Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
  • Dictionaries
  • Sets
  • Classes
  • Class Instance Variables
  • Inheritance
  • Lab 3
Unit 4: Common Python Troubleshooting
  • Variable Scope
  • Debugging Principles and Techniques
  • Intermediate Variables
  • Lab 4
Unit 5: Intermediate Python
  • Introduction to Intermediate Python
  • File I/O
  • User Input
  • Code Abstraction: Itertools
  • Code Abstraction: List Comprehensions
  • Modules and Libraries
  • APIs
  • Lab 5
Unit 6a: Special Topic, Introduction to Data Science 
* Each course will include one special topic.
  • Introduction to Python for Data Science
  • Pandas
  • Data Visualization
  • Plotting With Pandas
  • Pandas Best Practices
  • Data Science and Python Lab
Unit 6b: Special Topic, Introduction to Web Applications 
* Each course will include one special topic.
  • Introduction to Python for Web Development
  • Introduction to Web Applications
  • Flask
  • Flask Routing
  • Flask Templates
  • Flask Requests
  • Web Application Lab
Unit 7: Python Project
  • Review and Q/A
  • Final Project
  • Course Summary
School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave 20 $3,950
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Dec 05 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Dec 10 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Dec 12 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Dec 17 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Dec 19 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Jan 02 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Jan 07 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Jan 09 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Jan 14 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Jan 16 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Jan 21 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Jan 23 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Jan 28 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Jan 30 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Feb 04 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Feb 06 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Feb 11 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Feb 13 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Feb 18 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave 20 $3,950
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Feb 27 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Mar 03 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Mar 05 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Mar 10 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Mar 12 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Mar 17 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Mar 19 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Mar 24 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Mar 26 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Mar 31 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Apr 02 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Apr 07 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Apr 09 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Apr 14 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Apr 16 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Apr 21 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Apr 23 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Tue, Apr 28 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave
Thu, Apr 30 6:30pm - 8:30pm Robby Grodin, Wee Kiang Yeo, Sri Kanajan, & Alex Cave

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