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Python Programming

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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 8

What you'll learn in this python class:

This hands on Python programming course shows how to rapidly develop and maintain effective Python programs. The course includes thorough coverage of Python syntax, built in data types and control constructs. The course takes a practical approach to creating and organizing Python programs using functions, packages, modules and classes as part of Python's object-oriented paradigm. 

Attendees will use regular expressions to rapidly process data captured from users and from the file system.

Attendees will learn how to use Python to create scripts that manipulate data, automate tasks, perform error handling and store and retrieve data by using relational databases. Students will be able to create Python scripts that assist with system administration.

Comprehensive hands on exercises are integrated throughout to reinforce learning and develop real competency.

Students Will Learn:
  • Working with Python's built-in objects
  • Reading and writing files
  • Creating variables and objects in Python
  • Communicating with databases
  • Creating structured data with lists, tuples, sets and dictionaries
  • Performing conversion operations on numbers
  • Using conditional constructs to control flow of execution
  • Writing clear and concise regular expressions
  • Organizing code with functions and classes
  • Creating object-oriented Python programs
  • Using exceptions to gracefully handle errors
Course Prerequisites: Prior scripting experience or knowledge of fundamental programming concepts.

Course Overview

Introduction to Python 3
  • Origin and Goals of Python
  • Overview of Python Features
  • Getting and Installing Python
  • Accessing Python Documentation: Python Enhancement Proposals (PEP)
  • Python's Strengths
  • Using Python with Other Programming Languages
Using Python
  • Executing Python Programs from the Command Line
  • Python Command Line Options
  • Environment Variables that Influence Python
  • Creating Python GUI Applications
    - Standalone vs. Web-Enabled Interfaces
  • The Python Standard Library
Language Fundamentals
  • Python's Lexical Analyzer
  • Using Whitespace to Structure Programs
  • Identifiers and Keywords
  • Python's Execution Model
    - Naming Objects and Binding
  • Python's Data Model
    - Immutable and Mutable Objects
    - Values
    - Types
  • Creating and Using Variables
Flow Control Constructs
  • if/elif/else Statements
  • Creating Loops with while and for
  • Understanding Iterators
  • Returning Values with return Statements
  • Loop Modification with break and continue
  • Returning Generator Iterators with the yield Statement
  • Retrieving Iterators with next()
Expressions
  • Unary and Binary Arithmetic Operations
  • Comparison and Boolean Operations
  • Conditional Expressions
  • Lambda Expressions
  • Order of Operations and Operator Evaluation
  • Expression Lists
  • Assignment Operations
Exception Handling
  • Types of Python Exceptions
  • Handling Exceptions with try/except/finally
  • Triggering Exceptions with raise
  • Defining New Exception Types
  • Implementing Exception Handling in Functions, Methods and Classes
  • Working with the Regular Expression Error Exception
Using the String Object
  • Using ASCII and Unicode Strings
  • Manipulating Strings with String Methods
  • Using the format() Function to Format Strings
  • Using Escape Sequences
  • Working with Raw Strings
Organizing Code
  • Defining Functions
  • Calling Functions
  • Creating Anonymous Functions
  • Altering Function Functionality with Decorator Functions
  • Creating Classes with the class Statement
  • Creating Objects as Class Instances
  • Using Preexisting Classes as the Basis of a New Class
  • Using Modules to Group Related Functions, Classes and Variables
  • Locating and Importing Modules
  • Using Packages to Group Modules Together
Arrays, Collections and Dictionaries
  • Sequenced Data Structures
    - Arrays
    - Collections
    - Dictionaries
  • Creating and Accessing Lists
  • Manipulating Lists
  • Creating and Accessing Tuples
  • Understanding the Differences Between Lists and Tuples
  • Using Dictionaries to Create Data Records
  • Manipulating Dictionaries Using Dictionary Methods
  • Creating Sets
  • Performing Set Operations
    - Union
    - Intersect
    - Difference
  • Differences Between Sets and Dictionaries
  • Using Generators to Return Iterators
Working with Arguments
  • Passing Arguments to Functions by Reference and by Value
  • Defining Functions with Required Arguments
  • Defining Functions with Default Arguments
  • Defining Flexible Functions that Take
  • Variable Length Arguments
Regular Expressions
  • Regular Expression Syntax
  • Using Regular Expressions in Python
  • Altering Regular Expression Processing with Regular Expression Modifiers
  • Using Regular Expression Operators
  • Scanning Through Strings Using the search() and match() Methods
  • Creating Reusable Patterns by Using the compile() Method
Object Oriented Programming Concepts
  • The Object Oriented Programming Paradigm
  • Encapsulating Information
  • Classes vs. Instances of Objects
  • Built-in Class Attributes
  • Implementing Class Inheritance
  • Using Objects in Code
I/O Handling
  • Sending Output to STDOUT Using the print() Method
  • Reading Input with the input() Method
  • Creating File Objects with the open() Method
  • Controlling File Access Modes
  • Working with File Object Attributes
  • Closing File Objects with the close() Method
  • Reading and Writing to File Objects with read() and write()
  • Using File Processing Functions from the OS Module
Data Management
  • Embedding SQLite Databases in Applications
  • Best Practices for Data Management
  • Storing Data in Local Databases
  • Discussing and Understanding the DB API
  • Understanding and Using Common SQL Statements
  • Connecting to a SQLite Database
  • Using Cursors to interact with Data from a Database
  • Implementing Error Handling with Database Connections

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Tuition includes all course materials. Students may withdraw before the second day of class to receive a 100% refund, provided course materials are returned to the instructor. Prorated refunds may be granted for withdrawals after the first day.

Cancellations and Changes: There are no cancellation fees.

Attendance Requirements: Students must attend each day of a course and successfully complete hands on exercises in order to receive a certificate of completion. If a student wishes to retake any portion of a class that he or she completes, the student may do so within 12 months at no extra cost.

Intended Audience: Software Skills Training provides IT training designed for technology professionals who wish to quickly upgrade their computer skills. In most states, the employer bears all training costs.

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Python Programming
Reviewed by Anonymous on 11/7/2015
The instructor Casey Boyle was fantastic and very knowledgeable. It helps to know some Python basics before taking the class. It would likely be somewhat overwhelming for a complete beginner to programming.
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