Bootcamp: Fundamentals of Python

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Workshop

Bootcamp: Fundamentals of Python

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Workshop

About this workshop

Python is a versatile and widely-used programming language with many applications. This workshop will cover the basics of Python programming and enable you to write your own small Python programs and to use readily available modules and frameworks from Python's vast ecosystem. Designed as a stand-alone introduction to Python programming, this class will complement General Assembly's upcoming Data Science course. The course is hands-on and exercise based, so students will get plenty of practice.

Takeaways

  • Ability to install Python on Windows / Linux / OSX
  • Ability to read and understand Python scripts
  • Ability to write and run Python scripts
  • Ability to use Python package managers to install third party open source modules
  • Understanding of the possibilities opened up through a better understanding of Python

Prereqs & Preparation

  • General technical savvy, and comfort with computers
  • Bring a laptop where you have admin rights so that you can install software
  • Installation of Python 2.7, instructions will be sent via email before the workshop

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