Introduction to Python

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Python - one of the most popular languages for data analysis and business intelligence.

  • 75 Videos
  • 5 hours 54 minutes
  • 950 Happy Students

About the course

Data is King in the modern business world. Being able to harness, analyze, and draw insight from that data is one of the most sought after skills in today’s job market.

Enter Python - one of the most popular languages for data analysis and business intelligence. In this introductory course, we assume no prior knowledge and guide you through getting set up and started.

With practice exercises and mini-projects to complete as you go through the course, you’ll quickly get to grips with this powerful programming language.

In this course, you will learn:

  • The basic data types in Python - Strings, Integers, Floats, and Boolean
  • All about Pythons built-in functions
  • How Variables and Functions work in Python
  • How to debug errors in Python
  • All about Python Keywords
  • How to use IF-Else Statements in Python
  • All about storing complex data, including Lists and Dictionaries
  • All about Python Modules and how to install them
  • How to install Python locally
  • How to write your first script in Python
  • To complete your first Python project

Code Download:

https://github.com/learnable-content/intro-to-python

  • 75 Videos
  • 5 hours 54 minutes
  • 950 Happy Students

Courses Outline

Lesson 1: The Workplace Tech Divide
Free
Which Side of the Divide Are You On?
1:16
Beginners Are Welcome
1:11
Course Overview
1:01
Example Codes
Lesson 2: Introduction to Python
What is Python?
2:09
Python's Comparison to Other Programming Languages
3:59
Examples of Python in the Workplace
1:10
The Easiest Place to Practice Python
1:37
Create an Account Online
1:35
Lesson 3: Basic Data Types
Python Data Types
1:35
Strings
6:26
Integers
3:58
Floats
2:53
Boolean
4:13
Data Types Exercise
8:25
Quiz
Lesson 4: Python Built-In Functions
What is a Built-In Function?
1:07
Where to Look For Built-In Functions
2:12
Most Common Built In Functions
4:14
Built In Functions Exercise
3:05
Quiz
Lesson 5: Variables and Functions
Variables and Functions
4:12
Storing Values as Variables
5:02
Comparing Variables with Operators
6:26
Basic Expressions
5:29
Functions
8:45
Commenting
2:51
Variables and Functions Exercise
6:42
Quiz
Lesson 6: Errors and Debugging
What is an Error?
1:39
Reading a Stack Trace
5:00
print()
2:15
Try and Except
4:17
You Are Not Alone
2:54
Errors Exercise
4:29
Quiz
Lesson 7: Python Keywords
Python Keywords
2:23
Common keywords
5:27
Global
3:38
Keywords Exercise
3:06
Quiz
Lesson 8: If-Else Statements
Basic Logic
1:45
Syntax and Inline Evaluation
4:16
Value Evaluation
3:37
Complex If-Else Statements
6:44
If-Else Exercises
5:33
Quiz
Lesson 9: Storing Complex Data
Advanced Data Types
2:03
Lists
12:01
Dictionaries
8:11
Looping: Lists
11:19
Looping: Dictionaries
4:28
Advanced Data Exercise
5:52
Quiz
Lesson 10: Python Modules
Python Modules
5:30
Python Built In Modules
5:28
Importing Modules
4:34
Lesson 11: Installing Python and Modules
Python Environments
2:01
Mac
4:47
Windows
3:00
IDEs
6:18
Python Idle
12:35
Managing files and folders
10:52
Executing Scripts
10:29
PIP
4:03
Lesson 12: Project: Automate Data Updates For a Spreadsheet
Project Introduction
2:12
Setting Up Project
9:39
Reading and Writing to Excel Files
14:36
Working with CSV Files
11:41
Dynamic File Paths
7:02
Transform and Validate Transactions
14:00
Transfer and Save Transactions
13:14
Clean Up the Code
11:52
Hardening the Script
7:34
Lesson 13: Course Close
What's Next?
0:43
  • 75 Videos
  • 5 hours 54 minutes
  • 950 Happy Students