Pumpkins & Python (Santa Monica)
30

Tuesday, 30 October

7 10 pm PDT

GA Los Angeles (Santa Monica)

1520 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
$45 USD
Regular Ticket
$45 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Pumpkins & Python (Santa Monica)

Ira Herman Photo


CTO, Optrix, Inc.

30

Tuesday, 30 October

7 10 pm PDT

GA Los Angeles (Santa Monica)

1520 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
$45 USD
Regular Ticket
$45 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

Unlock data-driven insights with code.

Explore the intersection of coding and data with General Assembly. During our Python-focused introductory workshop, you’ll learn to harness the power of an essential programming language for data scientists and use it to drive accurate business insights. Working with real-world examples, you’ll:

  • Touch on fundamental Python programming techniques and tools.
  • Discover the history of Python and how it compares to other programming languages.
  • Discuss its applications in data analysis and the types of problems it can solve.
  • See where Python programming fits into the data 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 Data Science course or become job-ready with our 12-week, full-time Data Science Immersive program.

Takeaways

  • Learn the basics of Python programming
  • Understand how Python fits in the field of data science
  • Take home a cute decorated pumpkin!

Prereqs & Preparation

Prerequisites Install Anaconda beforehand.

Tip: Scroll to your operating system version and click on the install button for Anaconda with Python 2.7.

Note: We'll be using Python version 2.7 in this workshop. If you are using a PC, please install the git for windows terminal. terminal beforehand.

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, up to 10.11.4 (El Capitan).

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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