Free Introduction to Python
27

Saturday, 27 October

11 am – 1 pm PDT

GA Los Angeles (Santa Monica)

1520 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

Free Introduction to Python

Ira Herman Photo


CTO, Optrix, Inc.

27

Saturday, 27 October

11 am – 1 pm PDT

GA Los Angeles (Santa Monica)

1520 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

Build apps for the web and unlock data-driven insights with code.

Explore the intersection of coding and data with General Assembly. During our Python-focused intro class, you’ll learn you’ll learn all about Python - including how to get started, advantages and disadvantages of Python, essentials of programming in Python, and tools available to build applications in Python.

In this class, you'll:

  • Touch on fundamental Python programming techniques and tools.
  • Discuss its applications in data analysis and web development — and the types of problems it can solve.
  • See where Python programming fits into the data and web workflow.
  • Apply your new skills to solve a real-world problem with Python.

Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional skill set with Python skills in our 10-week, part-time Python Programming course.

Takeaways

  • Learn how to get set up and install Python and libraries.
  • Find out how to write your first Python script.
  • Figure out what tools to use for your next Python projects.

Prereqs & Preparation

Prerequisites Install Anaconda beforehand.

Tip: Scroll to your operating system version and click on the install button for Anaconda with Python 3.6.

Note: We'll be using Python version 3.6 in this workshop.

About the Instructor

Ira Herman Photo

CTO,
Optrix, Inc.

Ira Herman is an experienced software developer who has 14+ years of coding experience. He started working with Microsoft while he was still in High School and has since then led a number of development projects. Ira has experience teaching as a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Cisco Certified Academy Instructor, and holds several internal Microsoft Endorsements in technical training and understanding of adult learning model and rapid learning. He has trained employees, military, college classes, and technical certification candidates, at times from zero experience. He writes in HTML/CSS, Wordpress, PHP, jQuery, Magento, and Ruby on Rails. Ira currently holds the positions of CTO at Optrix and WDI Instructor at General Assembly.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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