Intermediate Python: One Day Workshop

Singapore Campus

General Assembly @ 79 Anson
Level 20. 79 Anson Road
Singapore

Past Locations for this Workshop

Intermediate Python: One Day Workshop

Singapore

Singapore Campus

General Assembly @ 79 Anson
Level 20. 79 Anson Road
Singapore

Past Locations for this Workshop

About this workshop

If you have learned the Python syntax, you have taken the first step to become a software developer but what comes next? In this workshop you will setup your Python toolchain on your own computer, learn about crucial industry best practices and get to know popular packages that can help you achieve your goals with Python.

Working with real-world examples, you’ll:

  • Understand how to install and use Python
  • Understand the fundamental Python programming techniques and tools.
  • Learn how to structure, test and debug your programs
  • This bootcamp is broken down into 3 modules

    Part 1: Introduction: Python Recap & Installation (2 hour)

  • Using the Jupyter Notebook
  • Refresh knowledge: Python data types & control statements
  • Installing Python and VSCode and VSCode plugins
  • Part 2: Python Best Practices (2 hours)

  • Understanding virtual environments
  • Learn how to evaluate open source packages on the Python Package Index
  • Using pytest for automated testing
  • Understanding the Python debugger
  • Part 3: Python Programming Practices (2 hours)

  • Learn how to structure your software into modules and classes
  • Learn how to write command-line programs that accept input from the user
  • Hands-on practices
    1. A command line program that accepts input from the user
    2. A simple website in Flask
    3. Retrieve data from an online API and utilizes popular data science libraries to visualise the data

    Takeaways

    After this lesson, you will be able to:

  • After this lesson, you will be able to:
  • Install Python on your local computer
  • Setup new projects with virtual environments
  • Write software with automated tests
  • Debug software with the Python debugger
  • Write command-line tools
  • Create websites
  • Import and use popular data science packages
  • Prereqs & Preparation

    This workshop build as a continuation of our one day workshop “Python for Beginners”, that means prior to this workshop you should already have a good understanding of Python data types, control statements, functions and classes. Bring a laptop with admin rights so that you can install software on the machine.

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