Intro to Python | FREE Online Livestream | November 15

Free
Tuesday, 15 November, 2022
1 3 am EST
Adelaide (Online)

About This Workshop

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 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.

  • 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.

Preparation

  • This class requires a computer and strong internet connection.
  • For students on Windows, you’ll need Microsoft Windows 8/10 (32- or 64-bit). For those with Macs, you’ll need the Mac OS X 10.8.5 or higher, up to 10.11.4 (El Capitan).
  • The latest version of Python (current version 3.7).

To install Python, complete the following:

  • Head to Anaconda.com
  • Click the button to download the version for Python 3.7.
  • Once downloaded, run the installation prompts.

Optional: Install a text editor like Sublime Text 3 or Atom on your computer.

NOTE: A small percentage of participants may not receive emails from us due to some domains blocking our automated emails. If you do not receive sign in instructions within 1 hour of the livestream, please email help@generalassemb.ly and someone from our team will be sure to respond to you with sign in instructions right away.

About the Instructor

Arnab Mukherjee Photo

Senior Analyst, Westpac

I'm a Senior Insights Analyst with 14+ years of experience in Data Analysis, Data Science , Advanced Analytics in Banking, Telecom and IT domain.

I started off as a Software Engineer but my inquisitiveness towards numbers led me to the path of Data Science which in turn, has made me analyze each problem like a short story in itself.

My previous experience includes (but not limited to) Automation in Python, Data Analyst and Advanced Analytics roles in organizations like Westpac, Servian, Intel, Alcatel Lucent, Sasken , HCL etc. I love to travel and have explored 23 countries including driving on the "Highest Motorable Road in the World". Other than getting to know different people , cultures, way of life, my love for travelling have made me highly adaptable and creative which have definitely had a positive influence on my personal and professional life.

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