Pizza & Python
14

Thursday, 14 November

6 8 pm AEDT

GA Sydney (Main Campus)

1 Market Street, Podium Building (entry via Kent Street, to the red-brick building, next to My Lua)
Sydney, NSW 2000
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

Pizza & Python | November 14

Vinny Do Photo


Software Engineer

14

Thursday, 14 November

6 8 pm AEDT

GA Sydney (Main Campus)

1 Market Street, Podium Building (entry via Kent Street, to the red-brick building, next to My Lua)
Sydney, NSW 2000
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Event

What's better than learning a new skill? Eating pizza while learning a new skill!

Join us for Pizza & Python - an event not to be missed at GA Sydney! This event is sure to sell out quickly, so be sure to book your ticket ASAP.

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.

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.

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

Technical Considerations 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.

About the Instructor

Vinny Do Photo

Software Engineer

Vinny is a software engineer and loves building software. He has worked on all kinds of projects from analysing stock exchange market data to the autonomous control of wheeled mobile robots. His most recent experience was at Rockmelon developing a communication and learning platform for children on the autism spectrum.

He enjoys helping people overcome challenges and believes everyone can learn to code!

In his spare time, Vinny enjoys bike riding and playing music.

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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